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“How are you?” “I’m falling apart!“ might be our inner cry, but we often say “Fine,” without a hitch. How often do we think of what that question sounds like to someone who is not fine – to someone who is not“mentally” well? Do they always realize that they are not well? And if so, are they comfortable telling others or even getting help?
Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, III of Trinity Unity Church of Christ (TUCC) in Chicago recently shared “Losing Daphne” with Ebony Magazine – a painful and true heart-drenching saga of his sister’s tumultuous struggle with her mental health. Her battle was with paranoid schizophrenia with delusions and hearing things that weren’t real. Pastor Moss recounts, “I heard her talking to herself. Whispers through the walls, the sounds of sadness, anger and pain leaked into…
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