From The New York Times:
A Tough Season for Believers
By ROSS DOUTHAT
Christmas is hard for everyone. But it's particularly hard for people who actually believe in it.
-- Sent from my Palm Pre
Everyone loses something in a depression. Make sure that it is something you can afford to lose. Your marriage, your health, your honor, your relationships with your family and friends... how can you replace these? Yet the inexperienced seem to sacrifice these first.
I really appreciate the encouragement that the new President of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod offers—to laypeople and clergy alike—in his Advent message.