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“Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.” (Psalm 23:4) The darkest valley I’ve walked through to date was a season of anxiety and depression. I was in the throes of ministry and […]

April 4, 2018  - By Gretchen Saffles

Green Grass in Dark Valleys

Biblical Womanhood

Last fall, while everyone was sipping their pumpkin spiced lattes and taking pictures in pumpkin patches, I was at home sinking into a deep depression after having a surgery that didn’t go as planned. What was supposed to be a routine operation left me sick beyond belief, resulting in an anxious and fearful heart. Many […]

October 3, 2017  - By Well-Watered Women

Dying Beautifully and Living Joyfully

Biblical Womanhood

This post was written by Becca Lafferty, a high school English teacher in Singapore. You can read more from Becca on her blog. I have struggled with diagnosed major depressive disorder (MDD) since my sophomore year of college, but I know that I began wrestling with seasons of depressions starting during my adolescent years. However, […]

May 17, 2017  - By Guest Author

Chase Light

Biblical Womanhood

There are moments in life I wish I could erase but are seared onto my memory like a tattoo. One of those moments was last fall when I walked through a season of depression and intense anxiety. A darkness descended on my soul that felt unbearable at times. It seemed impossible most days to see beyond my broken state. Leading up to this season, the pace of my life had drastically sped up. Looking from the outside in, our life seemed to be flourishing in many ways. I was traveling to speak at various women’s events, we had a rambunctious, loving toddler, and were serving in our local church. And yet, in the midst of all this, I crashed and waves of anxiety flooded into my soul, making me feel like I was drowning.

March 16, 2017  - By Well-Watered Women

Does My Depression Disappoint God?

Biblical Womanhood

When my soul feels heavy and the sounds of our home feel overwhelming, I sing praises. 

September 2, 2016  - By Well-Watered Women

The Melody of Praise

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