Walk Away the Dark

Walk Away the Dark

Do you know someone struggling with negative thoughts or depression? Are you worried they might be at risk for suicide? Be proactive. Start a conversation. Unfortunately, most of us are afraid to broach the subject. We stress about not knowing what to say. Or what not...
Will You Light a Candle to Extinguish the Darkness

Will You Light a Candle to Extinguish the Darkness

You Can Help Extinguish the Darkness – Light a Candle of Hope Suicide Prevention Awareness Week Begins Today One person dies by suicide every 40 seconds somewhere in the world. In 2018, clinical psychologist Julie Cerel conducted a study. She showed that 135 people...
Protection: What Does it Mean in Your Life?

Protection: What Does it Mean in Your Life?

Remember the Body always tells the truth. While you go through your day, smile and nod, acknowledge or deny your feelings, your body tallies it all. In many ways, it looks for ways to keep you safe and whole. With that protection: what does it mean in your life? A...
Morning Has Broken: Story of the Morning of Reed’s Death

Morning Has Broken: Story of the Morning of Reed’s Death

Gazing out the dew-kissed window watching the golden hues spread across the sky — morning has broken. When was the last time you watched a sunrise break the darkness?  What were you feeling as you witnessed the colorful light dissipate the darkness? Did you dread or...
Awakened By Grief: 3 Powerful Life Lessons From Loss

Awakened By Grief: 3 Powerful Life Lessons From Loss

In the short span of less than 4 years, my brother, father-in-law, mother, father, and teenage son died. My brother and son completed suicide, so these unthinkable deaths were accompanied by deep guilt. Today, I want to talk to you about how I’ve been awakened by...