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Loving a Beautiful Mind is the story of a brilliant, talented man who while preparing for a promising career in academia was diagnosed with schizophrenia. Written by his wife of over forty years, the book tells the heart-wrenching story of the effect of mental illness on a marriage and family. The experience is told from the standpoint of an active faith in Jesus Christ, dedicated to living life with a mighty God who loves His children. The onset of schizophrenia for this couple predates the advent of organizations and support groups that now give education and assistance to families dealing with mental illness. The participants in this story relied only on a powerful God to answer their prayers and meet their needs. And God does not disappoint! The memoir includes an increasing awareness of brain diseases, progressing from stigma-filled superstition to scientific enlightenment and successful treatments. Modern pharmaceutical research and improved methods of managing schizophrenia enhanced the lives of this couple. Seen through the wife’s intimate viewpoint, the book follows her courageous journey through devastation, hope and finally resignation to her husband’s altered future. Be inspired by the faithfulness of a personal God Who works wonders in the life of both partners, bringing about the arrival of a new love beyond all imagination! For the author, the reward that came from loving this beautiful mind was an illumined understanding and a revitalized faith in the God of all healing.
LOVING A BEAUTIFUL MIND: Schizophrenia and an Amazing God! – PAPERBACK
Published Date: November 3,2017
Carolyn T. Linn
Author Carolyn T. Linn already described the wonders of life after death in the inspiring book Heaven is Amazing!. She can imagine her husband in an incredible environment of peace, joy, and beauty, surrounding the throne of God with Jesus Christ His Son. She knows she will see him again. In Loving a Beautiful Mind, Carolyn tells the gripping story of her life with a schizophrenic husband and the faith that sustained them through forty years of marriage. The author is a retired educator and banker who enjoys travel, art, and volunteer work. She lives in Fresno, California.