It’s silly to think that we can just make depression go away. It’s not a pimple on your forehead that will disappear with a poke of the fingers. It’s rooted deep in our bones and causes more damage than a measly pimple.
No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it. 1 Corinthians 10:13
"Somewhere along the way, the church lost God and found self-righteousness. I know not all of you are like this. Some of you are genuine and pure and beautiful in your brokenness. This is a plea to those of you who are not."
"But when you resize a girl's pants from a 9 to a 16 and label it 'plus size,' how am I supposed to fight that? How do you expect me to convince her that she doesn't need to skip dinner for the next month because her pants size didn't *actually* go up by seven digits?"
But the thing about this new normal is that the void never goes away. The new normal never really becomes *normal* normal to you because you know what the real normal is supposed to look like. You experienced the authentic version.