Portrait Project – Jeremy Cowart

In 2013, I went through a season of depression where I almost took my life. I never knew darkness could be so dark. Before depression, I was a different person. I used to be fun and lighthearted. When I withdrew with depression, it’s like I made a subconscious choice...

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I’m done being a “Burden Bearer”

I used to be a burden bearer. The “used to be” was only a couple of months ago, but I have come a long way. I was proud to carry burdens on my back, like I was a rescuer of sorts. A burden bearer takes on the burdens of others and situations as if they were their own. The burdens become wearisome and heavy, but that is okay, because carrying a burden helps, right?

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5 Truths

If you are battling depression or suicidal ideation, this is for you. If you know someone who is struggling, this may help you to understand his or her struggle.

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