A Hell of Mercy: A Meditation on Depression and the Dark Night of the Soul

A Hell of Mercy: A Meditation on Depression and the Dark Night of the Soul

Tim Farrington


n this unflinching examine melancholy and the human fight to discover desire in its midst, acclaimed writer Tim Farrington writes with heartrending honesty of his lifelong fight with the he calls "a hell of mercy." With either wry humor and poignancy, he unravels the profound connection among melancholy and the non secular direction, the notorious darkish evening of the soul made preferred through mystic John of the move. whereas melancholy could be a heartbreaking time of isolation and lethargy, it may well additionally offer strong non secular insights and therapeutic occasions of quit. while medical professionals prescribe medicine, sufferers are frequently left feeling as though a part of their very selves has been numbed with the intention to develop into what a few could name "normal." Farrington wrestles with profound questions, equivalent to: whilst is melancholy part of your id, and while does it carry you again from figuring out your strength?

In the culture of Darkness Visible and An Unquiet Mind, A Hell of Mercy is either a far wanted better half for these strolling this tough terrain in addition to a advisor for somebody who has watched a friend grapple with this internal emotional darkness.

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