God is love and loves us even when we are not feeling good and feel that we are abandoned.
Sr. Riley analyzes many types of depression rooted in emotional, physical, and spiritual problems. For those who are suffering various forms of clinical depression and receiving professional help this will prove a valuable support tool. For people who simply struggle with self-doubt, desperate thoughts, a general sadness, the simple techniques presented here will prove life changing. All people know there are certain almost obsessive thoughts that can plunge us into sadness and rob us of the joy that should come from being alive and a child of God. Drawing on a lifetime of study, teaching and pastoral practice, Sr. Riley presents proven techniques to aid the individual to develop realistic and objective ways of looking at their lives that can be full of hope.
The numbers of mental traps that can enslave us are multiple and her solutions to many of the ideas that wreak havoc with our emotions are amazingly effective. Having worked with children, adolescents, and adults that battle unhealthy thought processes, Sr. Riley takes depression in its various forms seriously and teaches the listener how to grow in compassion towards others and themselves. The key to her program is the virtue of humility. We must learn to stand in the truth of who I am from the perspective of God. God is love and loves us even when we are not feeling good and feel that we are abandoned.
©2014 Carole Riley (P)2014 Pious Society of St. Paul