Despondency gives way to joy, faith, health

Some years ago I was in a very depressed state of mind. The despondency seemed inescapable. I was disappointed in the behavior I had seen in our church (a mainline Protestant denomination), in the people with whom we associated, and even in my husband. I was becoming hopeless and cynical.

In addition to these problems, chronic lameness caused by an injury to one of my feet was a constant handicap. I saw various doctors, including conventional and chiropractic medical practitioners. Finally, a doctor frankly told me that there was "really so little that could be done" about such conditions. That put an end to a long, long search for a cure, which of course didn't make me any happier.

At that moment, nothing seemed beautiful, either in the world or in the people around me. In desperation, I began a deeper kind of search for something that might help me make sense out of life.

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