Christian Women's Magazine - Walking Alongside the Depressed

JBU Fall Cover 2018

This issue of Just Between Magazine highlights advice on "Walking Alongside the Depressed" in your life. Other key article topics include: finding contentment, discovering God's word, and overcoming secondhand worry. 

Below is an excerpt from one of the featured articles "Walking Alongside a Depressed Spouse" by Terry Powell.  

What a husband or wife does or says in relation to a depressed spouse can either exacerbate the symptoms or help relieve them.

Dolly, my bride of over 46 years, doesn’t understand depression experientially.

She’s optimistic, outgoing. Her emotions stay on an even keel. She handles setbacks with simple faith in a loving God. Whether it’s in response to a comic strip, a humorous pet video, or part of a phone conversation, her laughter reverberates daily off the walls inside our house.

What a priceless wife! And despite her inexperience with depression, she’s wise and sensitive in how she handles my bouts with the darkness. If you’re a spouse of a depression-prone person, learn from one or more of these four reactions that describe her.


Discover how God's living Word can find a home in your heart. more

Relationship with God

Psalm 23 is a revelation of who God is in our lives and how were are loved and cared for by our heavenly Father. more

Trusting God

As the world shakes and scatters its people all around the globe, it is our turn to reach out to foreign women. What will our response be? more


God needs to be the hero of every story told on His behalf. That is the only way to share a God story well. more

Finding Purpose

Do you tend to worry about the problems of other people? Learn the signs of suffering from secondhand worry. more


To understand depression and help prevent suicide among people we know and love, it’s important to know the warning signs. more


The response of the healthy spouse can be the difference between despair and hope. more