John Backman is author of Why Canâ€™t We Talk? Christian Wisdom on Dialogue as a Habit of the Heart (SkyLight Paths, 2012) and a regular contributor to Huffington Post Religion.
People who seek treatment for mental illness donâ€™t often consult a 19th-century nun, but perhaps they should. St. ThĂ©rĂ¨se of Lisieux offers an entirely differentâ€”and liberatingâ€”way to think about mental health.
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