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Gentle Ways To Overcome Depression

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Copyright © 2011 PROJECT: Steps to Christ, Inc. 302 Foster Road Fort Covington, NY 12937 Printed in the USA Scripture taken from the New King James Version. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson,Inc. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

y Victor Parachin “I am now the most miserable man living. If what I feel were equally distributed to the whole human family, there would not be one cheerful face on the earth. Whether I shall ever be better, I cannot tell; I awfully forebode I shall not.” Most people are surprised to know that the man who spoke those words was Abraham Lincoln, considered to be one of the greatest leaders in American history. In spite of his achievements, Lincoln suffered from severe bouts of depression. Always somewhat moody, his spirits seemed to spiral downward when his good friend, Ann Rutledge, died in 1835. A few years later he began what would