Forum May 2018

Embracing mental diversity As a clinical psychologist, I really appreciated the QuakerSpeak interview with Melody George (“Quakers and Mental Health” QuakerSpeak​.com, March). I think the concept of embracing mental diversity might be expanded to include cognitive, emotional, and behavioral diversity. There are so many varieties of experience, and people experience reality in so many different ways. We, the Society of Friends, can benefit from all the different ways that God (or different individuals’ higher powers) speak to them, and then to us. Deborah W. Frazer Philadelphia Pa. It’s nice to be reminded of our professed commitment🔒

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