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Artistic expressions thread

Discussion in 'Depression Disorders' started by teresa, Jun 10, 2017.

  1. teresa

    teresa Well-Known Member Supporter

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  2. Rene Loup

    Rene Loup A saved wolf among sheep. Supporter

    Experimented with some techniques to pass the time.

    When the new Heavens and Earth are made, I'm going to live in the tropics. I won't have to worry about diseases, natural disasters, or drug cartels.

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  3. teresa

    teresa Well-Known Member Supporter

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    I love you mommie...I love you so so so very much....tears flowing as I listen to our ultimate favorite tune, Bach, Brandenburg Concerto NO. 3 on full blast....

    feeling all your love and joy all around me

    remembering all the full out dances we did and gymnastics to this one.....

    a timeless masterpiece of love and genius from Bach to the whole world for all eternity

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  4. teresa

    teresa Well-Known Member Supporter

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  5. chaoticfirefly

    chaoticfirefly chases after cats


    I can't believe I forgot about this thread and never shared pictures of the campus! Anyways, here's right outside my dorm, I wanted to befriend that dog.

    I get to see those mountains every day. I miss them right now. I hate winter, but they're absolutely beautiful in the snow and fog. And they're perfectly hikeable!
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  6. Jeshu

    Jeshu Bought by His Blood Supporter

    Feasting My Good Life.
    The Wicked captivated my truth
    the truth of my heart and mind
    and wound me around their lies
    knotted me out of my own reality
    into the dungeons of torture below.

    Unable to unravel their cob webs
    the wicked took control of my life
    and brought much pain and misery
    feasting on my God given good life
    at the expense of my own welfare.

    Yet when Christ light lit up my night
    and i saw Him on His throne in heaven
    The Wicked sprung all their traps
    thinking i was as good as dead
    trapped in their nasty fowler's nets.

    Yet the Lion of the tribe of Judea
    killed the goats great and small
    and set me free from their control
    and gave me back my freedom in Him
    feasting good times growing New Life.
  7. Great_Depression

    Great_Depression New Member

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    That looks familiar. Is that Western Carolina University?
  8. Jeshu

    Jeshu Bought by His Blood Supporter

    From The Grave Arise!

    Do the dead praise God almighty,
    heavy hearts enlighten souls?
    Awaken, leave corrupt flesh rotting
    anew God shall dress praising heart.

    Why laying down in painful anguish?
    Why all alone and down hearted be?
    Deeply breath in Christ's love for you,
    God's salvation freeing you Today.

    Arise, arise, raise your voice on high!
    Praise His glorious Name above all.
    Adoring God who can tear you down?
    Who dares interrupt Angels song?

    Praising our Heavenly Father on high,
    Heavenly abstinence from deepest low.
    And so flying on Eagle wings means,
    you're high above deepest valley!
  9. Rene Loup

    Rene Loup A saved wolf among sheep. Supporter

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  10. Jeshu

    Jeshu Bought by His Blood Supporter

    Oh brother how i loved reading the lesson well learned. i agree with you completely. We animals of prey will graze beside the lamb. The power of The Word to change bad to good is absolute there will come a day you thank Jesus for all you have been through because He makes it work for good. This is my testimony of Him our Lord and Saviour. So glad you met Him in your life too. So good to have brothers in flesh and S(s)pirit.

    blessings and love your way.

    Psalms 34
    I will extol the Lord at all times;
    his praise will always be on my lips.
    I will glory in the Lord;
    let the afflicted hear and rejoice.
    Glorify the Lord with me;
    let us exalt his name together.

    I sought the Lord, and he answered me;
    he delivered me from all my fears.
    Those who look to him are radiant;
    their faces are never covered with shame.
    This poor man called, and the Lord heard him;
    he saved him out of all his troubles.
    The angel of the Lord encamps around those who fear him,
    and he delivers them.

    Taste and see that the Lord is good;
    blessed is the one who takes refuge in him.
    Fear the Lord, you his holy people,
    for those who fear him lack nothing.
    The lions may grow weak and hungry,
    but those who seek the Lord lack no good thing.
    Come, my children, listen to me;
    I will teach you the fear of the Lord.
    Whoever of you loves life
    and desires to see many good days,
    keep your tongue from evil
    and your lips from telling lies.
    Turn from evil and do good;
    seek peace and pursue it.

    The eyes of the Lord are on the righteous,
    and his ears are attentive to their cry;
    but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil,
    to blot out their name from the earth.

    The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears them;
    he delivers them from all their troubles.
    The Lord is close to the brokenhearted
    and saves those who are crushed in spirit.

    The righteous person may have many troubles,
    but the Lord delivers him from them all;
    he protects all his bones,
    not one of them will be broken.

    Evil will slay the wicked;
    the foes of the righteous will be condemned.
    The Lord will rescue his servants;
    no one who takes refuge in him will be condemned.
  11. Rene Loup

    Rene Loup A saved wolf among sheep. Supporter

    Thank you. After spending time with my church group, I understand now I need a change of attitude towards life. If it isn't too much trouble, I would like a prayer for God to help train myself to think more positively and to not to focus on past and present suffering anymore.

    I have every reason to be happier. I should stop expecting life to be like Heaven and just be thankful for the little things in life.
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  12. Jeshu

    Jeshu Bought by His Blood Supporter

    Great to hear that God's truth has you convicted brother. i have and will certainly pray for you and encourage you on your way. My biggest lesson learned is to pass everything we find dwelling within past God's loving truth and let His love place it in the right place within us. Good up front going forward, bad at the back passing away. Truly His love is greatest.

    Be of good courage and let the love of god fill your heart and mind and let it flow all around through the skills and talents God has given you. You be a shining light in this dark world and be able to encourage others in your situation onto the Way as well.


    Song of Battle.

    The arrows streak their flame.
    I'm under attack again!
    Opening the treasures of my defence,
    His loving Word my only chance,
    Of surviving the fiery weather.

    "Do, don't, eat, abstain, go or stay."
    Is what my inner attackers say.
    Scornfully throwing their hate around.
    My sins sizzling at their sound.
    With my own misery they surround.

    Now one grabs me by the throat.
    My life his scornful gloat.
    "How can you trust in God's grace,
    When I rub this dirt in your face?"
    He demands in accuser's tone.

    In humble voice I bow my head.
    Lord can You hear what they said?
    Yet who can charge Your elect?
    Jesus sacrifice makes us perfect.
    Please give me faith to stand.

    His sword streaks its flame.
    Attacking my enemies once again.
    His loving Word fells them all.
    In the fire of His love they fall,
    A wonderful happy ending.

    For Jesus is victorious over my sin.
    Eternal life He for me did win.
    Praises to Him from my heart swells.
    As His Spirit of Truth in me dwells.
    All glory to Him!
  13. Tempura

    Tempura Noob Supporter

    Not trouble at all, more like a privilege as well as holy responsibility. Will pray for you brother. Proud of you.
  14. Rene Loup

    Rene Loup A saved wolf among sheep. Supporter

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  15. Jeshu

    Jeshu Bought by His Blood Supporter

    Yes you are right brother life down here is very often a valley of tears. However not all pain lasts a life time brother. Some physical or spiritual realities do, but only to shape us the precious jewels we have become in His hands, often such has nothing to do with our so called wrongs but with what hand this fallen life has dealt us. Still in my life a lot of inner anguish in my soul His loving truth has turned to good life.

    If it was only for the praising thankfulness living in me Him setting me free from my agony and bringing me His good life instead. What Joy to find purpose and meaning in His loving truth. What loving priding in Jesus for getting me out of my pit where once i only in misery dwelt.

    Rebuilding our hearts and minds with His loving truth sure does away with a lot of the painful lies this world so often scores us.

  16. Tempura

    Tempura Noob Supporter

    Loved that "God, please help me get one more" in the context of war. Were you thinking of Desmond Doss? Hacksaw Ridge was a great movie, introduced me to that man, and I started to read about him afterwards. Who isn't inspired by that? All hell has broken loose, the man is alone (not alone though, not at all), and he only wants to get "one more".
  17. Rene Loup

    Rene Loup A saved wolf among sheep. Supporter

    That was exactly what I had in mind. Just save one more person, one more life, one more soul.
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  18. joymercy

    joymercy Well-Known Member Supporter

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  19. Jeshu

    Jeshu Bought by His Blood Supporter

    From unfaithful to faithful love.

    If my love is not one with Yours Lord?
    What will happen then?
    Will i die Your loving truth?
    or exist in You an ex sinner?
    only nullification in wrong?

    Many questions!

    While You ask....
    ..do you love Me true?
    when I'm not as you will?

    My honest answer;

    It is so hard to die Lord!
    so hard to die to the lies ruling!
    when they captivate my love
    making me impure and unholy
    enslaved to lusting after lies.

    These desires are not from You
    but actively living within me
    always after my good life
    no matter what i do
    killing my love for You!

    Wanting me to do sinful things
    things You say not to do
    killing the truth of your love within
    enslaving me to their pleasures
    and robbing my good life away!

    My desperate plea!

    How i long for You Lord
    You to be my every desire
    Not sin to rule my flesh
    But my flesh serving You
    me glorying in Your name!

    i ask You to wash me clean
    anything not from You gone
    Your loving truth to rule
    and your Spirit internalising
    Your eternal truth Alive in me.
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