Gaining freedom from depression – an inspiring story

My latest BuzzFeed blog addresses an “epidemic” of depression and suicidal thoughts among the millennial generation by sharing one young woman’s inspiring story of her spiritual journey to complete freedom from manic depression.


Here is an excerpt.

Looking back, I can see my family and friends did the best they knew how to help, but eventually I felt impelled to move away and try to work things out for myself. It was then I reached rock bottom. Yet at that very point I had what I call a “window experience” in which spiritual light, deep wisdom and peace suddenly broke through.

For a while I felt more alive than ever before. A clear sense of being loveddawned on me and I felt a pure spiritual awareness.

One thing I heard so clearly at that time – as if someone was whispering it into my ear – was: “This is what the world looks like without fear.” There was light, peace, grace, joy – everywhere…

(Read the whole interview on BuzzFeed.)

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Categories: Health, Mental Health, Spirituality and healing, Women's spiritual leadership

Author:Tony Lobl

I write and speak on spirituality from my perspective as a Christian Science practitioner. I am also an Associate Editor for the Christian Science periodicals. I studied at the University of Surrey earning a BSc Hons Degree in Modern Mathematics before the impact of spirituality on health caught my attention and re-shaped my career.

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