By Robert W. Griggs
"A profound and fascinating account of the author's trip again from a crushing melancholy with assistance from interplay with different sufferers, the honesty of numerous psalms, the insights of inventive motion pictures, and the inventive rules of innovative theologians."
--Ian G. Barbour, writer of When technological know-how Meets Religion
"It is extraordinary that the Psalms are moveable from old context to modern context. Robert Griggs has deftly transported them into his personal tale of melancholy, ache, and restoration of future health, lifestyles, and religion. This booklet deals sincere, brave testimony, the telling of a existence that might inspire others to inform their lives with fact and reside in hope."
--Walter Brueggemann, writer of Praying the Psalms
"The identify of this gracefully written and infrequently humorous memoir by way of a Minnesota pastor is a word from Psalm 102:6 the writer makes use of to be able to describe his descent into depression...For parents suffering from melancholy, even people who find themselves non-believers, Griggs convey desire. The Psalms that helped him in his restoration remind us that human feelings are not any various now from what they have been a number of thousand years ago."
--Mary Ann Grossmann, ebook overview within the St. Paul Pioneer Press
Robert Griggs is an ordained minister within the United Church of Christ and has served church buildings in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Minnesota. He holds graduate levels from Harvard Divinity university, the collage of Minnesota, and Andover Newton Theological School.
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