Crying it Out with Depression


This is the 11th in my Lenten series of posts about Monica A. Coleman’s book on faith and depression: Not Alone.  I will wrap it up tomorrow with an Easter post.  I have received a lot of wonderful feedback, mostly from colleagues in the Unitarian Universalist ministry who also live with depression.  Monica A. Coleman herself even posted a nice comment on the last post.  That was a wonderful blessing.  Thank you, Rev. Coleman for both the comment and this book, which has truly been a pastoral experience both to read and to discuss.

I am a physical person.  I like touch. I like holding hands, for example. I like hugs.  I think that sometimes we play down how much simple touch means to us and how important it is.

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