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.

Is Love Worth the Grief?

I hold it true, whate’er befall; I feel it, when I sorrow most; ‘Tis better to have loved and lost Than never to have loved at all.—Alfred Lord Tennyson If you love, it’s guaranteed that you will also have loss. All things, including relationships,…

Grammar Checking Suicide

Some punctuate life with a consistent and steady  . Some complete their lives bungee jumping with expression ! Others leave us guessing at their purpose  ? But you went out with a ; An incomplete sentence that can  no longer be edited. .

Watch “Session IV – Testimony (Pastor Tim Ross, associate pastor of Gateway Church in Texas)” on YouTube — Seeking His Kingdom

No matter how deep the darkness, there is hope! via Watch “Session IV – Testimony (Pastor Tim Ross, associate pastor of Gateway Church in Texas)” on YouTube — Seeking His Kingdom

A Hug is a Powerful Weapon Against Evil

Lord, make me an instrument of Thy peace; where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; and where there is sadness, joy. O Divine…

Dawn Turns the Page on What God Buries

Joshua 1 1-9 After the death of Moses the servant of God, God spoke to Joshua, Moses’ assistant: “Moses my servant is dead. Get going. Cross this Jordan River, you and all the people. Cross to the country I’m giving to the People of Israel. I’m…