Please forgive me for the sadness I feel in my heart. Everything seems so
hopeless these days. Waves of depression sweep over me and I have no
energy. My face is lifeless and my future seems dark.
But I believe your word, oh Lord. And I know that you are the source of
all light in the world. Regardless of how bad things may seem, I know that
my depression can never defeat the light of your son Jesus Christ.
Today, I will begin to look at the world differently. Instead of focusing
on the shadows and on the darkness, I will focus on the little rays of
sunshine that come my way.
I know that it is not your will that I should continue to feel the way I
do. Please forgive me for forgetting that you have prepared a place for me
in heaven. That you love me more than I can ever know and understand.
Open my eyes to the beautiful world that you have created. And help me to
remember that no matter how bad things may seem, my life surely has meaning
Today, I invite you into my heart, oh Lord. And with you beside me, I
will not fear the darkness any longer.
You are the bright star that pierces the blackest night. You are the
sunlight that floods the dawn with color.
From this moment on, I will fight my gloomy thoughts. I will not let them
defeat me. I will be courageous. I will turn around ... and focus on the