Happiness and Depression, Sacrality and Spirituality

I’ve come across several good posts on other blogs recently that tie in with subjects that I have tackled here. Happiness and Mormons First, AskMormonGirl, Joanna Brooks, tackles the myth of Mormon happiness: “… there are lots of sad, anxious, and depressed Mormons too — though you might never tell from the outside. There are [Read More...]

Depression as a friend (updated)

Hello darkness, my old friend I’ve come to talk with you again – “The Sound of Silence”, Simon and Garfunkel Let me preface this by saying that I have never suffered from long term depression, depression that lasted years — unless you count the years of misery that preceded my leaving the religion of my [Read More...]

I am down with rainy days

The sun is back out after a couple days of rain.  Grey and rainy days get me down.  An area of low atmospheric pressure characterized by rain and unstable weather is called a “depression”.  Like the sky is depressed. For some reason, probably not coincidentally, I decided to pick up the book, The Hours, by [Read More...]


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