"Great spirits have always encountered opposition from mediocre minds. The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses to bow blindly to conventional prejudices and chooses instead to express his opinions courageously and honestly." -Albert Einstein

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Mental Illness Lies Some Christians Believe

Mental Illness Lies Some Christians Believe

Have you had any of thes experiences? I believe that education is key, here, as in so many other situations where the stigma is unintentionally continued...

The real quandary being, how can we help our brothers and sisters to consider that their (lack of) understanding about mental illness just MIGHT not be accurate?

The churches' reaction to the mentally ill serves to effectively keep those needing grace, restoration, healing from ever taking their mask of "normalcy" off. It's not possible to heal what is not acknowledged.