Silent Souls Weeping: Depression—Sharing Stories, Finding Hope

Silent Souls Weeping: Depression—Sharing Stories, Finding Hope Review

In a culture that strives for happiness and perfection, depression and mental illness are often surrounded by stigma, misunderstanding, and endless questions. In Silent Souls Weeping, bestselling author and nationally-recognized journalist Jane Clayson Johnson hopes to change the LDS dialogue and cultural stigmas surrounding mental illness. She vulnerably shares her own experience with depression along with the experiences of many other Latter-day Saints, offering support to those suffering and understanding to those loving someone with depression.

Title:Silent Souls Weeping: Depression—Sharing Stories, Finding Hope

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    Some Testimonial About This Book:

  • Lindsay Bartholomew

    I absolutely loved this book! I, myself, have struggled with depression and found so much hope and validation in this book. Jane is incredibly vulnerable as she shares her own personal battle with dep...

  • Amy Harding

    With an expert journalistic background, personal experience with depression, and a gift for connecting with the inner most parts of the human soul, Jane Clayson Johnson has captivated the core experie...

  • Janna

    There is much to celebrate with the publication of this book: it's a conversation starter for the important discussions members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints need to have regardin...

  • Brittany Lesueur

    4.5 stars. This book was amazing. I love the way Jane confronts the negative stigma that is associated with depression in the LDS culture specifically. It is an ideal read for members of The Church of...

  • Ramona McConkie

    These are important stories that need to be told. I'm just not in love with the journalist format for this subject. It feels a little cavalier, even though Jane does a great job with this skill of her...

  • Lori S.

    Valuable information on depression for those who battle depression and those who work to understand, love, and care for them....

  • Carolyn

    Giving this 4 stars because although it is not the easiest book to read, it is a necessary one....

  • Delise

    Wish everyone I know would read this book. Compassionately and knowledgeably written. Difficult reading at times but so necessary to get a glimpse into life for so many. May we continue sharing, conne...

  • Beth

    Very well done book! A great help for those who help people with depression ...

  • Val

    When I hear people say "everyone should read this book" or "this book is a life-changer," I sometimes roll my eyes at what I am sure is exaggeration to increase book sales. It is with no exaggeration ...