What Those who are Suicidal Need you to Know.

What Those who are Suicidal Need you to Know.

You don’t know me, but if you did you would know how easily my heart breaks—at the sound of a baby crying, a wolf howling, a deer fighting for its life. You don’t know me, but if you did, you would know how much I cared that I never fit in, no matter how hard as I...
It’s About Time We All Begin to Get a Little Angry.

It’s About Time We All Begin to Get a Little Angry.

I believe in anger. I also believe in fighting. Not fighting with our fists up, spewing words of hatred, creating resistance, defensiveness and separation. Not fighting against someone or something, but fighting for what we know is possible. Fighting for a better way,...
Grief has its own Timeline & that’s Beautiful.

Grief has its own Timeline & that’s Beautiful.

When I lost my son in 2004, I hid myself from the world. There were days I did not get dressed. I did not want to face anyone who would mistakenly ask, “How are you doing?” The answer was too long, horrifying. It felt like agony to even think about how I was doing. I...
We are Here to Live, to Love, to Lose.

We are Here to Live, to Love, to Lose.

Through hope, we find the strength to climb from the hole we call grief. When facing loss, we have no choice but to let go, discovering both humility and faith within the pain of a shattered heart. Humility helps us fall to our knees and admit we are powerless over...