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Depression Part IX: Trust

Trust in the Lord with all your heartand lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him,and he will make your paths straight.  Proverbs 3:5-6
In the past number of weeks I have felt pretty much 'normal'. The fog of depression has lifted. I have found the things that give me a feeling of true peace. Great, right?

Should be great, except that I see signs of it crumbling. But that's okay. I can do this. I am learning that in the chaos of life right now (more on that in a bit), it pays to sit down and 'just be'. For example, yesterday I was in tears in the morning because I was so incredibly overwhelmed with everything. I decided that I would just leave the 'to do list' for an hour and 'be'. I put Olivia down for a nap, gave Mikail the iPad and I watched an hour of TV. Total complete brain shut off for me and it was great. Just what I needed. I felt rejuvenated enough to tackle my list for the day: make 4 dozen buns, 2 dozen mini muff…