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Powerful Prayers for the Anxious and Depressed

We know that prayer is one of the most potent weapons against the spiritual battles of anxiety and depression. When darkness descends on the mind, fervent intercessory prayer to our Heavenly Father can part the clouds and let healing light pour through. Here are five effective ways to pray for adults suffering with anxiety and depression: 1. Pray for Physical and Emotional Healing   Both anxiety and depression manifest in physical ways - from gastrointestinal distress and headaches to fatigue and insomnia. Ask the Great Physician to bring complete healing. Pray for a renewed sense of God's shalom - His peace that transcends understanding to guard hearts and minds in Christ Jesus (Philippians 4:7). 2. Pray against Spiritual Oppression Mental health issues can make one susceptible to spiritual attacks of condemnation, lies, and heaviness. Rebuke any evil forces seeking to perpetuate torment, false guilt, and isolation. Wield the sword of the Spirit - the Word of God - decreeing scrip


So, when I signed up for Amazon PRIME it was purportedly so I could have my shipping costs covered for books and such.  I did not know that there was an opportunity to watch Prime Movies and TV as part of the deal. Now, I'm not a big movie buff.  Quite a while back we opted out of the most common movie feed-- I just didn't feel like it was necessary to watch three or four movies a month.  I like to read.  The movies got in the way of my concentration with my expanding my reading to include new novels and new Canadian literature, in general.  This is the part of my life where I want to be catch up on the reading I missed when I was immersed in other endeavors in the years before.  So, goodbye Netflix and GEM and whatever other movie purveyors I was involved with.  And I didn't miss them. However, when I found out that signing up with PRIME meant that I got to watch some of the TV movies and shows that looked like upgrades to some of the old movies of the past (i.e.,