Tag Archives: Depression

Fidelity Is Life; The Opposite Is Death.

The following verses are an adaptation of Psalm 85:10 – 12.

This morning, the Psalm helped me overcome depression.

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Virtue Looks Down from Heaven

Love meets faithfulness

Righteousness kisses one’s peace

Fidelity springs

Virtue looks down from heaven

God indeed gives what is good

 Meditation

Psalm 85

Thanks,

Dale Criswell

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Pornography: Understanding the 3 D’s of Self-Loathing

Understanding the 3 D’s of Self-Loathing

Wouldn’t it be amazing if you could rid yourself of depression, distress, and despair with one simple shift?

I would like to help you experience a sense of hope.

Strengthening your resolve, you see a better future.

Search for each of the 3 D’s found in Self-Loathing:

  1. Depression
  2. Distress
  3. Despair
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Mirrors of the Minds

Which “D” am I?

Her oppressions wail

Crying bitterness of plight

Oppressing complaint

Which “D” am I?

Having eyes of flesh

Her days like mortal women

Misses life’s purpose

Which “D” am I?

Experiences

Lucid anguish through her thoughts

Who can deliver?

Shift the Meaning of your Feelings.

I have assigned one “D” to each poem.

However, you will likely have different experiences.  Perhaps, you are experiencing distress, despair, or depression.  What do you do?

The thoughts forming in your mind are causing feelings even if they are true or not.  You are in charge of how you think.

Now, Let’s Discover How to Shift Your Thoughts to Hope.

Experts call the method “Shifting.”

Example:

  • Be Aware

Whenever your thoughts drift onto negative energies, your physiology experiences a depletion of positive feelings.  You feel the change.

  • Shift Thoughts

Remove a negative thought with a positive thought.  You simply take an opposite point of view of the negative.

  • Focus

Focus on the positive thought until you experience empowering feelings.

  • Act

Do Something Positive Immediately.

  • Experience Hope

Notice How Cravings for Pornography Leave You.

Hope becomes the main focus.

Meditation

Job 10:1 – 5

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Hope Flows with Life

Thanks,

Dale Criswell

Break Pornography’s Hold; Weep before God….

So now you have to choose between an emotional hell or miraculous freedoms.

Drift yourself back through time to when you were free from pornography.

How was your life?

What was your focus?

Did you have dreams of something more?  

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“You are my refuge.”

Weep unto the Lord

Porn has snared a person’s soul

Break down before God

Lift up the voice to mercy

Crying, “You are my refuge.”

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O God, My Strength and Hope

Do Not Be Fooled; Pornography Persecutes the Soul.

Meditation

Psalm 142

Thanks

Dale Criswell

 

 

 

 

Pornography Addiction; I Am Playing Hide and Seek

Do  you ever notice that God seems to be hiding from you?

Forget about what you have heard.  He is closer than you think.

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My habits either seek, find, or hide me from God. 

How to

Create free will

The Good Spirit hides in hearts

Humankind plays hide-and-seek games

Will He See from their hearts?

Meditation

Hebrews 11:6

But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.

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Reach Out to Others. Find God.

Thanks,

Dale

You & Pornography: Are You Afraid of the Future?

As you study every word of this poem, you will be stunned how it speaks to your heart.  Just ask, “How does this apply to me?”

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Feel the Power of Hope

Experience, Strength, and Hope

Do not be afraid;

I will strengthen and help you;

Do not be dismayed;

My right hand delivers you.

I will uphold you with hope.

Meditation

Isaiah 41:10 (KJV, public domain)

Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.

Thanks,

Dale

Pornography: Just Incredible! You Are Free From Porn

Just picture yourself saying no to porn, because you feel strength deep inside your core saying I love You.

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Unseen Oppression

Longing for freedom,

From rivers of Babylon,

God’s lovingkindness

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Worship the Source of Freedom

 Meditation

Psalm 137:1

By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion.                                    (KJV, public domain)

Thanks,

Dale