By Robert W. Griggs
"A profound and fascinating account of the author's trip again from a crushing melancholy with the aid of interplay with different sufferers, the honesty of various psalms, the insights of ingenious movies, and the artistic rules of revolutionary theologians."
--Ian G. Barbour, writer of When technological know-how Meets Religion
"It is awesome that the Psalms are moveable from historic context to modern context. Robert Griggs has deftly transported them into his personal tale of melancholy, agony, and restoration of well-being, existence, and religion. This booklet bargains sincere, brave testimony, the telling of a lifestyles that may 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 occasionally humorous memoir through a Minnesota pastor is a word from Psalm 102:6 the writer makes use of with the intention to describe his descent into depression...For fogeys being affected by melancholy, even those who find themselves non-believers, Griggs convey desire. The Psalms that helped him in his restoration remind us that human feelings aren't any diversified now from what they have been a few thousand years ago."
--Mary Ann Grossmann, ebook evaluate 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 institution, the college of Minnesota, and Andover Newton Theological School.
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