Last week, the White House hosted the National Conference on Mental Health, an event that served as real encouragement to many mental-health professionals and people directly affected by mental illness. We need to direct national attention and resources to caring for mental health more effectively and with greater compassion. The purpose of the conference was, […]
“You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’ You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” —Eleanor Roosevelt in You […]
This is one of my favorite C. S. Lewis quotations, from Mere Christianity: “Christianity is the story of how the rightful king has landed, you might say landed in disguise, and is calling us all to take part in a great campaign of sabotage.” Maybe it’s my non-conformist streak (OK, it’s more than a streak). […]
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