Category Archives: Christian

It’s Been A Long Time (I.E. Happiness ~ Survival > Existing)

 The title is kind of making fun of some of my former posts. I am currently in remission from Major Depression (Thank God). Of the things real/possible/suggested/hypothesed/etc. this condition is the one I know I am most in danger … Continue reading

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Fifteen Thoughts

I am joining the challenge and answering these questions as well… 1. What is your favorite word and why? ‘Mommy’ I hear that spoken by any child anywhere and I turn around by instinct. And then I immediately think about … Continue reading

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Family and Friends After A Suicide Attempt

Recently I was invited to contribute to an online site for survivors of suicide attempts. After I completed that essay, the editor asked me how my family and friends were with me and I was with them after the incident. … Continue reading

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