Over the next few days, I want to address the current national discussion about the tragic mass shootings we have endured. The concept that guns and/or mental illness are a part of the equation is valid. As a mental health practitioner since 1973, I have a historical perspective on the mental illness side of the equation.
Keep in mind that while my focus has always been on the spiritual side of issues of mental health, these next few days may not look quite the same. God is always interested in human affairs, and this is no different. I will try to pull that all together as we move ahead. Please stay with me on this journey as we look into how mental health issues fit into the violence equation,