When you are not worried about yourself because of a faith so deep and absolute that it overcomes all fears and concerns, it is easier to be truthful about the state of your reality.
So I do not seek pity or solution or remedy when I tell you that I suffer from depression or that my heart is broken or that the loneliness inside is so deep that my tears echo against the hollows between bones.
I seek only to connect, to know by your presence that you care. I seek to touch you so I can know that I am alive. I believe that if you listen to me, really listen, you will find that you are alive, too. You will find that those dark places deep beneath your flesh are where the oasis is. So I invite you to stand with me on this massive rock and peer into soul. It will hurt, but only at first. And then we will find God and you will know what it is to be alive from the inside out. Be not afraid to cry because the tears, mixed with faith, are what take us into the oasis.