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Inspirational Wisdom Quotes on Depression, Difficulties, Emotional Pain
by Alison Stormwolf

It is my confirmed belief that we are on this earth to evolve our souls. We are spiritual beings who have taken on flesh and blood to experience that which could not be earned in the higher realms of Spirit.

When young I thought that life was meant to be fun. Many still think along these lines but the truth is that life is meant to challenge us for growth. No unpruned rose grows into its innate magnificence... so too do we need to submit to the pruning of our beings by the Higher power.

It carves out a depth in us that means we are capable of holding more joy, compassion and wisdom. Yes, a gift... albeit in very heavy disguise.

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Quotes Difficulties, Depression

It is when the night comes
we face ourselves naked
stripped of cloaks of illusion.
That is where true healing begins
~ © Alison Stormwolf ~

Deep, deep down I found a well in me,
constructed in my youth,
full of the stagnant water of guilt , pain,
rejection, self doubt.
Oh, the discovery was terrible,
the owning of it very hard.
That is where enlightenment begins.
~ © Alison Stormwolf ~

I never asked for depression to afflict me,
now I see it as the gift in disguise.
~ © Alison Stormwolf ~

Depression strips away
all that is not for our greatest good.
~ © Alison Stormwolf ~

Depression allowed me to see my brothers and sisters
in a new light of compassion.
~ © Alison Stormwolf ~

When the world seems to have lost all colour,
go into the silence.
Ask what it is you need to know.
Emerge changed.
~ © Alison Stormwolf ~

I have been forged in the fire...
God cared enough to do that for me.
~ © Alison Stormwolf ~

Depression is often the key
that unlocks creativity.
~ © Alison Stormwolf ~

In the night of my soul
I reached up to the light.
~ © Alison Stormwolf ~

No great growth comes without deep struggle.
Total despair urges us to cry for mercy,
that cry opens doors.
~ © Alison Stormwolf ~

The world became an alien environment.
Shrieking silently for mercy I roamed
pleading, begging in the dark.
Such passion is never ignored.
~ © Alison Stormwolf ~

Depression isolates us from the trivialities of the world
so that our re-emergence
will be bold, renewed, powerful.
~ © Alison Stormwolf ~

The flames of transformation are agony.
The end result?
New found knowledge of our inner strength.
~ © Alison Stormwolf ~

The darkness
could not hold me.
~ © Alison Stormwolf ~

In the darkness
came teachings.
~ © Alison Stormwolf ~

I learned to surrender completely
my vanity, my face to the world.
In that crisis I prayed.
~ © Alison Stormwolf ~



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     Healing Depression
     Holisting Healing

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     Poems about Depression

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Music Track: Excerpt from "Celestial Choir,
from Stardreams by Michael Wild"