Naaman: Seeking Healing (15 of 18) by Stephen Whitney

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Naaman: Seeking Healing (15 of 18)
Series: Lessons from the lives of OT Characters
Stephen Whitney
2 Kings 5:1-14

Robin Williams was an American actor and comedian who started as a stand-up comedian in San Francisco and Los Angeles in the mid 1970's. He became well known across the country as Mork in the late 1970's in the TV series Mork and Mindy.

He had a spontaneous style in which one moment he would act as a bright, mischievous child, then as a wise philosopher and the next as an alien from outer space. He said that partly due to the stress of doing stand-up comedy he started using drugs and alcohol early in his career and sometimes performed when he still had a hangover.

He was a great actor who was nominated for Best Actor three times and won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in Good Will Hunting. He received two Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards and five Grammy Awards during his 40 year career.

On Monday August 11, 2014 as a result of his depression he hung himself at his home in Paradise Cay, California. The man that made everyone else laugh at him struggled emotionally himself.

A person can have outward success, but inward pain because they are suffering with a personal problem. They can own a successful business, but their family life is a wreck or they have a physical problem. They can be a successful athlete, but struggle with some addiction which destroys their career. A person's public appearance does not always reveal their personal struggle.


Problem :1 1. Professionally - he was a great general and leader who the king respected. Commander of the army was a title used for the highest-ranking officer which would be a four-star general.

Great was used of those with high social standing and importance. High favor meant he was respected for of his military victories. 2. Personally - he was a strong soldier, but he had a skin disease which was not able to b ...

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