A Good Word Makes It Glad

Anxiety in the heart of man causes depression, but a good word makes it glad (Proverbs 12:25).

Good word makes glad

A good word makes us glad.

Dwelling on anxiety-producing and depressing thoughts can bring us down. But sometimes reading or hearing a good word can help us break free. (Of course there are deeper forms of depression that require counseling, and we encourage those facing this trial to get help.)

Seek the good words of the Bible and positive friends, and spread good, encouraging words to brighten others’ day.


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One Response to A Good Word Makes It Glad

  1. Mike Bennett says:

    From my Facebook page:

    Mimi Zerkee
    This is so True…its something i STRESS with those i deal with daily…. WE have a CHOICE if we are going to feel sad or Glad….
    I have suffered greatly with Depression in the past….and i do know that the ATTITUDE makes a difference. Ge…tting into God’s Word helps also and being around POSITIVE people also helps. Blessings to ALL
    47 minutes ago

    Mike Bennett
    Thank you very much for sharing your story and words of encouragement. I’ll copy this to the “Smart Sayings for Today” blog as well.

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