John by Lisa LeSeur

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written by Lisa LeSeur I knew something wasn�t quite right with John when I saw him that morning. He left the files on my desk without saying a word, without making eye contact. He had that distant, faraway look he got when he stopped taking his medication. Usually he would stay a minute and chat,…

Knit in my mother�s womb by Hannah Campbell Gustafson

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written by HannahCampbell Gustafson I�m quickly approaching 30 weeks pregnant with our first child, and I�ve been thinking about stigma around mental health from what feels like a new angle. I�ve lived with anxiety and mild depression for quite a while, and feel very comfortable talking about how helpful I find a therapist and the…

Spirit and Mental Illness by Craig Rennebohm

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written by Craig Rennebohm After 53 years of living with depression and a ministry increasingly focused on the intersection of religious life and mental illness, I share these thoughts about our biological, psychological, social and spiritual wholeness. Our bodies and brains serve not only a myriad of worldly functions, but are a �sensorium for the…

Connected by Kirk Moore

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Written by Kirk Moore It�s all connected. Linked. Together. All to each other. Everything. That may sound a little out there for today. So let me start a little smaller. Personal. All of me is connected to all of me. Mind, body, spirit. Health is about health will all of it. When something is going…

The Day After Easter by Rachael Keefe

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written by Rachael Keefe Holidays can be hard for many of us. Even Easter can be abit of a challenge if our expectations aren�t fulfilled. Greeting cards andromantic movies have made us believe that all things should be resolved onholidays. Families should come together in forgiveness and love with all thetroubles of previous days and…