Depression is a Killer! Avoid it..
Here are some insights given in Proverbs by the the Man of Wisdom King Shlomo (Solomon)on how to avoid depression.
Anxiety in a person’s heart will weighs him down, but a kind word cheers him up Proverbs 12:25
Insolence produces only strife, but wisdom is found with those who take advice Proverbs 13:10
Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but desire fulfilled is a tree of life Proverbs 13:12
He who despises a word will suffer for it, but he who respects a command will be rewarded. Proverbs 13:13
Poverty and shame are for him who won’t be taught, but he who heeds reproof will be honoured Proverbs 13:18
A lazy person wants but doesn’t have; the dilligent get the desires filled. Proverbs 13:4
The heart knows its own bitterness, and no stranger can share its joy. Proverbs 14:10
A backslider is filled up with his own ways, but a good person gets satisfaction from himself Proverbs 14:14
He who is quick- tempered does stupid things, and one who does vile things is hated Proverbs 14:17
Thoughtless people inherit folly, but the cautious are crowned with knowledge. Proverbs 14:18
The poor are disliked even by their peers, but the rich have many friends. Proverbs 14:20
A fool despises his father’s discipline, but he who heeds warnings is prudent. Proverbs 15:5
A scorner does not like being corrected; he won’t go to the wise for advice. Proverbs 15:12
For the poor, everyday is hard; but the good-hearted have a perpetual feast. Proverbs 15:15
Hot-tempered people stir up strife, but patient people quiet quarrels. Proverbs 15:18
The lazy person’s way seems overgrown by thorns, but the path of the upright is a level highway.
Folly appeals to one who lacks sense, but a person of discernment goes straight ahead. Proverbs 15:21