” Yes, life is unpredictable. Every living organism operates with a certain amount of unpredictability and uncertainty. The uncertainty of life creates in us a desire for predictability. If we did not believe in the possibility of change, we would all be hopelessly lost and forever bored. Hope would be lost. Potential for a better life would never exist. When there is hope change is possible,. The experience of depression is much the same. Depression is so predictable and unchanging that we lose hope for the pain of our isolation ever coming to an end.”. (Source; Depressed Anonymous, 3rd edition.,)
When I finally knew that I had a serious problem facing me (sadness. ) I eventually became proactive in doing something about it. I used my experience with the 12 steps and I gradually was able to find hope and recovery. I also found a lot of other things, such as people who were willing to live with hope and taking one day at a time. If they could make it thru one 24 hour period, and face whatever life threw at them — then chalk up that day as a good day.