Parker J. Palmer shares a very personal battle with depression.
Rabbi Rami talks to the venerable Parker J. Palmer about the enlightenment of aging, a new appreciation and wisdom gleaned from personal depression, and embracing brokenness. An excerpt from his book On the Brink of Everything: Grace, Gravity, & Getting Old appears in the July/August issue of Spirituality & Health magazine.
Parker J. Palmer is a writer, speaker, and activist who focuses on issues in education, spirituality, community, leadership, and social change. He is the founder and senior partner merits of the Center for Courage & Renewal. His books include Healing the Heart of Democracy, A Hidden Wholeness: The Journey Toward an Undivided Life, Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation, and The Courage to Teach. He lives in Madison, Wisconsin.