“The 21st century will be, I believe, a century concerned with mental health and spirituality. By the year 2020, more people in the western world will have more mental health problems than physical ailments, according to the World Health organisation. This will involve considerable human suffering. In the words of the Koran “Suffering purifies
Hywel is an admirer of the work and life of the English poet, painter and printmaker, William Blake. Blake was also a voice hearer.
Hywel is a member of the William Blake Society.
The Blake Society honours and celebrates William Blake. They bring together amateurs and professionals, enthusiasts and scholars on equal terms; and have been
Articles on hearing voices and spirituality and related topics.
Spirituality and hearing voices: considering the relation
McCarthy-Jones S, Waegeli A, Watkins J. . Psychosis. 2013;5(3):247-258. doi:10.1080/17522439.2013.831945.
For millennia, some people have heard voices that others cannot hear. These have been variously understood as medical, psychological and spiritual phenomena. In this article we consider the specific role
Embracing Every Season of Your Life – Part 2 – Enjoying Everyday Life
Joyce Meyer Ministries
Life comes in seasons, good and bad. Learn how God uses those seasons to shape our character, and how you can have joy and peace in every season of life.
It is always important to keep things in perspective if you can. Laughter is a great healer and maintaining a sense of humour even in adversity is a mark of humanity. In this new section of the site we pay homage to the more comedic aspects of hearing voices and related experiences.
By Hywel Davies
Hywel wrote this article for Asylum, The Magazine for Democratic Psychiatry in 1995.
Hywel argued in this article that what is needed in the world of mental health in Wales and England and, for that matter beyond is a peaceful revolution!
He explains what this means and what the obstacles are that need to