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Depression, Anxiety, and Panic Attacks - There is no SHAME, you're not alone

  Mark 14:32-34 They came to an area called Gethsemane. Jesus told his disciples, “Sit here while I pray.” He took Peter, James, and John with him. He plunged into a sinkhole of dreadful agony. He told them, “I feel bad enough right now to die. Stay here and keep vigil with me.” Jesus probably suffered anxiety just like we all do sometimes. Depression, Anxiety, and Panic Attacks! He was God in a “human body”. Many times as Believers and NON Believers, we don’t want to recognize that the brain is actually just another organ in the body that needs special attention to maintain good mental health. Sometimes even medicine! Though the Bible doesn’t use the word “depression” except in a few translations and verses, it’s often referenced by other similar words, such as “downcast,” “brokenhearted,” “troubled,” “miserable,” “despairing,” and “mourning,” among others. Throughout the Word, there are a number of stories about godly, influential men and women of faith, who struggled and battled t