"Dear God, I'm Sad"

Ep. 22: "Dear God, set me Free" with Jenni Johnson

October 02, 2023 Gabby Wilkinson
"Dear God, I'm Sad"
Ep. 22: "Dear God, set me Free" with Jenni Johnson
Show Notes

I have the honor of having the intelligent and kind Jenni Johnson join me this week on the “Dear God, I’m Sad” podcast. Jenni is a writer, content creator, and podcast host of “Cageless”. “Cageless” is a self-discovery podcast about experiential wisdom, culture, and personal hope. After stumbling into a platform of over 70k followers on TikTok, Jenni found herself wanting to create a specific space to share, explore, and research tools to educate and liberate us all. 

In this episode, Jenni and I talk about her decision to go and eventually leave seminary, her experiences with depression, anxiety, and an eating disorder, and what it means to be truly free. We touch on what it means to be a Christian who suffers from mental illness but who also experiences freedom and how our identity as a Christian can be freeing in and of itself. This is a good one, you don’t want to miss it.
Favorite Question of the Week: Mental illnesses and mental health challenges, such as depression, anxiety, or eating disorders, don’t necessarily ever leave us in totality. There’s always the potential of experiencing another depressive episode or anxiety attack or a relapse in recovery. So, how do you experience freedom from these things while still, to an extent, suffering from them?
Content Warning/Trigger Warning: Depression, Anxiety, Eating Disorder, Self-Harm, Addiction
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