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 various psalms, the insights of resourceful motion pictures, and the artistic principles of innovative theologians."
--Ian G. Barbour, writer of When technology Meets Religion
"It is amazing that the Psalms are moveable from old context to modern context. Robert Griggs has deftly transported them into his personal tale of melancholy, affliction, and restoration of wellbeing and fitness, existence, and religion. This booklet deals sincere, brave testimony, the telling of a lifestyles that might inspire others to inform their lives with fact and stay in hope."
--Walter Brueggemann, writer of Praying the Psalms
"The name of this gracefully written and infrequently humorous memoir through a Minnesota pastor is a word from Psalm 102:6 the writer makes use of on the way to describe his descent into depression...For fogeys being affected by melancholy, even people who find themselves non-believers, Griggs carry wish. The Psalms that helped him in his restoration remind us that human feelings aren't any diverse now from what they have been a number of thousand years ago."
--Mary Ann Grossmann, e-book 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 institution, the college of Minnesota, and Andover Newton Theological School.
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A Pelican of the Wilderness: Depression, Psalms, Ministry, and Movies by Robert W. Griggs