Jennifer Spills the Beans About Depression [Episode 25]

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Depression. It’s something I get asked lots of questions about both online and at my conferences—and, sister, it’s also something I have experienced.

Several years ago, I was traveling the country, teaching the Bible, and speaking of God’s peace and goodness, but privately I was battling depression. For me, it was a rough year full of questions, discontent, and despair.

Can I Live My Life With Open Hands? [Episode 18 with Laura Story]

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About five or six years ago, I went through a season where I struggled with depression, which included insomnia.

One night, I vividly remember sitting in a red chair in our bedroom, trying to pray. Yet, I couldn’t really focus on praying. I knew the Lord was there, but I still felt low and empty.

The radio was on, and it was then that I heard a song that touched me in a way nothing else could. It was “Blessings” by Laura Story.