You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.
To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow - this is a human offering that can border on miraculous.
Depression makes you feel alone. That's one of its main symptoms.
...once the storm is over you won't remember how you make it through, how you managed to survive. You won't even be sure, in fact, that the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm you won't be the same person who walked in. That's what this storm is all about.