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Author Kantrowitz, Jessica, author.

Title The long night : readings and stories to help you through depression / Jessica Kantrowitz.

Publication Info. Minneapolis [Minnesota] : Fortress Press, [2020]


Location Call No. Status
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  616.8527 KAN    Check Shelf
 Colchester, Cragin Memorial Library - Adult Department  248.8 KANTROWITZ, JESSICA    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  616.8527 KANTROWITZ    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  246.86 KAN    Check Shelf
Description 178 pages ; 19 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 168-175).
Summary The author, a theologian, shares her selections of inspirational writings from Henri Nouwen, Thomas Merton and others, along with her own struggles with depression and migraines.
Contents My own long night -- Companions on the road -- God suffers with us -- Carrying on until you can't carry on any more -- Learning to pray when prayer hurts -- Prayer and the body -- Monsters under the bed -- A safe place to cry while you learn how not to cry -- Darkness and light -- Coping mechanisms -- Finding your people (and losing them) -- Finding your people online -- Finding your true calling -- Depression lies -- My own fatal flaw -- Wanting to die -- Loving someone in pain -- Finding real-life community again -- Epilogue: What you have gained, you have gained.
Subject Kantrowitz, Jessica -- Mental health.
Depressed persons -- Prayers and devotions.
Depressed persons -- Meditations.
ISBN 1506456642 (hardcover)
9781506456645 (hardcover)
9781506456652 (eBook)
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