Category: suicide

Lost to Suicide

Amid the fireworks,your little hand slipped into crowded adulthood, before your mind developed a sense of direction. Grasping anything to garner comfort, but fear is a poor companion. Absence begged me to give up on you . . . but, what mother can?  …

Just Another Day: Except it Isn’t

  Scripture: Lamentations 3:22 The LORD’S loving kindnesses indeed never cease, For His compassions never fail. 23 They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness.24“The LORD is my portion,” says my soul, “Therefore I have hope in Him.”… Thoughts: How do you turn the page on the hardest days of your…

A Father Who Chooses Us

Scripture: Psalm 68:4 Sing to God, sing praises to His name; Lift up a song for Him who rides through the deserts, Whose name is the LORD, and exult before Him. 5 A father of the fatherless and a judge for the widows, Is God in His holy habitation. 6 God makes a home…

Loss Through the Eyes of a Child

John 3:16 For God so loved the world: He gave his one and only son, so that whoever believes in him will not perish, but have eternal life.   Daniel, age 10, asked if he could write for my post. So, I am honored…

Falling Does Not Mean Failing

Matthew 26:31 Then Jesus said to them, “This very night you will all fall away on account of Me. For it is written: ‘I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock will be scattered.’ Falling Away My grand entrance into the writer’s conference…

Patience Grows Love in the Petri Dish of Suffering

Day 16 (Originally posted on Facebook, 16 days after my son’s death) Job 3:11 a, 26: “Why did I not perish at birth, and die as I came from the womb?. . . I have no peace, no quietness; I have no rest, but…

I Didn’t Press Replay

I didn’t press replay but, there you were smirking in my dreams, and I search each one hoping to find a clue.