One of the most difficult things for me to believe growing up as a Christian was that God truly loved me. Rather, much of my Christian life was lived with the sense that I could never be lovable to God.
This life is for the purpose of experience on a journey that started before we were born and will continue after we die. Experience can not be faked, it must be gone through. It must be had.
Jeffrey Holland said it best, “Whatever your struggle, —mental or emotional or physical or otherwise—do not vote against the preciousness of life by ending it!