Originally Posted by Zerbie
It sounds like the folks at your church don't know that the depth of our knowledge and strength is often sourced in our difficulties.
Did you anticipate this reaction?
I don't keep secrets becuase theya re the things will hurt you worst in the end - or so I thought.
I didn't anticipate this outcome because 3 of the 4 elders are in various aspects of medicine and should know about the condition. There is, as usual, a big gap between what one knows and the biases one carries with them.
The sad thing is the only recourse I may have is to go on sick leave and prepare for being on disability. Right now, I'm hovering pretty low on my mood scale.