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May 2014: Mental Health and WellnessLeadings and Anxiety
Suicide and the Things We Carry
C. Wess Daniels
Friends and Family of Those with Mental Health Concerns
Gabriel Ehri is executive director of Friends Journal.Posted in: Among Friends, May 2014: Mental Health and Wellness
Viewpoint: On Memorial Day
Letters from readers.
How can we distinguish depression from the dark night of the soul?
Joanna Hoyt worships (after the manner of Friends), lives, and works at St. Francis Farm, a community in upstate New York that practices an alternative to the consumer culture. She blogs about faith, justice, community building, mental health, and other issues at Livingasifthetruthwastrue.blogspot.com.Posted in: Features, May 2014: Mental Health and Wellness
Learning to work around our ghosts.
Besides being a son, C. Wess Daniels is a father of three. He is a convergent Friend, a released Quaker minister, and an adjunct professor at George Fox Evangelical Seminary and Earlham School of Religion. In his spare time, he enjoys roasting coffee, a good remix, liberation theology, bourbon, and wearing vests.Posted in: May 2014: Mental Health and Wellness
A Friend finds a radical mental health community.
Kitt Eileen Reidy is an attender at Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting. She is writing a novel about a biblical figure who is an outcast because of a socially constructed condition. She is a founding member of the Philadelphia Radical Mental Health Collective, a student at the Alternative Seminary, and active in the Germantown Artist Roundtable.Posted in: May 2014: Mental Health and Wellness
The Friend sitting next to us may be looking at us to find wholeness.
Evan Welkin is a member of Olympia (Wash.) Meeting. He and his wife, Federica, are re-envisioning her family’s agriturismo in Italy; follow their journey at agriculturaprofetica.wordpress.com.Posted in: Features, May 2014: Mental Health and Wellness
Reaching beyond preconceived notions to see the good in everyone.
Pam Melick came to Quakerism in 2000 and is a long-time attender. She currently attends both Detroit and Birmingham Meetings in Michigan.Posted in: Features, May 2014: Mental Health and Wellness
Janeal Turnbull Ravndal lives in Yellow Springs, OhioPosted in: May 2014: Mental Health and Wellness, Poetry
How can we find ways to prevent wounded Friends from wounding other Friends?
Mariellen Gilpin is coordinating editor of What Canst Thou Say?, a publication for Quakers and others who have mystical experiences, and a member of Urbana-Champaign (Ill.) Meeting. She wrote the Pendle Hill pamphlet God's Healing Grace: Reflections on a Journey with Mental and Spiritual Illness.Posted in: Features, May 2014: Mental Health and Wellness
Letting the Higher Power Do It by Anonymous