Jenny's Story "Recognize and Acknowledge"
I have read closely similar notions tied to indigenous groups that identify traits linked with mental illness as higher expressions and earthly gifts that are bestowed upon the affected to bring them to a place of greater understanding, empathy, and ultimately -- carve out a much greater capacity for forgiveness, compassion, and love.
When I sit down to think of what there could possibly be to share from my life that could serve the greatest good in helping others it is to offer the condensed story of my mother. While those that are closest to me already know it well (and this story hasn’t changed much in the last 12 years), the understandings that I am able to gain grow with each passing year.
Read Jennys story HERE.