Posts Tagged ‘Robin Williams’

What I wish people knew about depression

Friday, September 26th, 2014

“Soul Seeing” editor Mike Leach asked me to write on what I wish people knew about depression in light of Robin Williams’ suicide. Here is what I wish for. I wish people knew that the soul of someone who dies of suicide is as perfect as the moment God created it, that depression is an Read more

Here’s proof Robin Williams was simply a good man

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Robin Williams  threw his swaying power behind a number of causes, including the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, Comic Relief, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the Livestrong Foundation, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, among others. It was the way he used his craft to help people in need that many will miss most. Read Read more

Depression does not discriminate

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

So many have been shocked by the news of Robin Williams and what appears to be his self-inflicted death. For years, he was to me a poster-child for depression. Laughter became his shield, as it has for many who suffer from mental anguish, but he still was internally haunted. I know in my own struggles Read more

Church plans protest at Robin Williams funeral

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Members of a notorious American church plan to protest at actor Robin Williams’ funeral, over his previous portrayal of a gay man in a film. Although details of the funeral have not been made public, members of the Westboro Baptist Church in Kansas say they will picket the event over Williams’ role in “The Birdcage”. Read more

Vatican paper remembers actor Robin Williams

Friday, August 15th, 2014

The Vatican’s newspaper has acknowledged actor Robin Williams, who took his own life and was found dead on August 11. In a brief article, L’Osservatore Romano called the comedian and actor an “unforgettable clown with a heart of gold”. Williams had recently been battling severe depression , according to his publicist. He was known to Read more

Learning from Robin Williams’ suicide

Friday, August 15th, 2014

Comedian and actor Robin Williams died on August 11, 2014. According to local law enforcement authorities, he probably died by suicide. Williams had it all: a rare talent, a great career, family, friends. However, talent, wealth, fame, family, and friends can mean nothing when you suffer from an acute, deep depression, and believe you have Read more