Bible Reading - JST OT 244 - Give ear, O my people, to my law; incline your ears to the words of my mouth. I will open my mouth in a parable; I will utter dark sayings of old; Which ...
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I want to do the right thing. The most right thing, the thing that takes all possibilities of right, good, success in account.
How can *YOU* declare that depression is *ONLY* rooted in the soul? Your standard of joy, of choosing life, of not electing self-destruction, that is all laudable, and I agree with them! But I am certain, on behalf of those who suffer from depression (and the family members who collaterally bear that burden), you have done great harm in expressing such a thoughtless opinion, so lacking nuance and understanding.
"I don’t understand how theists, who acknowledge the existence of the soul, think they can draw some clear line of distinction between the body and the soul, and declare unequivocally that depression is rooted in one but not the other."
“Grief is the natural by-product of love. One cannot selflessly love another person and not grieve at their suffering or death. The only way to avoid grief would be to not experience the love; and it is the love that gives life its richness and meaning.”