5 Practical Steps In Overcoming Depression

How does a person move forward after trauma?  Can a person be healed of depression?  I faced a horrible trauma and for years I lived in a bed of depression.   Today, we’re going to look at the steps I took to walk in freedom.  God is the healer and He works with us.



A Story of Faith and Healing

Today’s post is written by my husband, Scott Smail. He shares the story of our daughter Ashley and how she was healed of epileptic seizures.

Do you need a miracle? Have you received a bad report from a doctor and you’ve lost hope?  At some point in our lives we all face things that seem bigger than we can handle.  This is when we must turn to God, after all He is the miracle worker!

A Story of Faith and Healing


We Will Stand Album – Available Now!

We Will Stand AlbumSo thankful for God’s amazing love and how He has transformed my life.  Thank you to my incredible and encouraging husband and girls, my friends and family.  I believe this album is a prophetic voice and it releases the sound of Heaven.

Just as I have been healed from depression and trauma, it is my desire to bring freedom and restoration to others through worship.  There have been many testimonies of physical and emotional healing as this sound goes forth.  These songs were birthed in my prayer time and I believe they are God’s heart for this hour.

My music can be downloaded on iTunes, Amazon and CDBaby.  We are waiting on iTunes to add the album to their store directory, it should happen at any time.  If you would like a physical copy of the CD, it can be purchased here.

Song titles:

  1. We Will Stand
  2. Beauty of Your Grace
  3. Blessed is the Nation
  4. This is Forever
  5. Joy
  6. Make Ready
  7. The Father’s Love
  8. One in the Sun
  9. River of God
  10. He’s Leading Me
  11. We Release Your Power
  12. More Than Enough

How Do You Forgive Yourself?

How do I move forward in my life?  How do I let go of the past?  Things can happen that seem out of control.  I am sure we have all had things we wish we could erase or change.  We have all missed it at times, but God’s love and grace are extended to us.  For while were yet sinners, Christ died for us.

How Do Your Forgive Yourself


Do You Trust God?

What is trust?   Trust is the firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something.  So my question to you today is, how much do you trust God?  Do you trust God’s reliability?  Do you trust His ability?  God tells us to trust Him with ALL our heart.

Proverbs 3:5  Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.

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Hope is a Powerful Force!

Have you ever had a time in your life you hoped for something?  What is hope?  Hope is an expectation and desire for something to happen.  Hope is the first step to moving forward.  There have been times when life threw a curve that tried to knock the wind out of me.   For many years I was in a bed of depression and didn’t know what to do.

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