You’ve Lost Your Child To Suicide

You’ve Lost Your Child To Suicide Shock. Pain. Denial. Shock. Thank goodness for shock. That moment when I knew my baby girl was gone. I have no words to describe ‘it’. ‘It?’ What is ‘it’? I’ll try to explain. It’s...
Why?!

Why?!

I had a dream last night. I was with a group of people some of which were young teenage girls. We were at a summer type retreat in Springville, Utah, by the Virgin River. There was one girl in particular that suffered with PTSD due to a near-drowning experience. We...
If He Dies…

If He Dies…

Got a desperate message last night from a person that helped me after Hannah’s suicide. Her adult child has been threatening suicide for a long time and last night it felt closer than ever. What hit so hard last night was her admonition that if he goes, so does...
Blame!

Blame!

Do I blame someone, anyone for Hannah’s suicide? If we blame one person for anyone’s suicide, then it opens the door to blame… across the board. NO! NO! NO! NO! Blame is a roadblock to healing for everyone! I agree that we may experience that in our...
Do You Like Yourself?

Do You Like Yourself?

I received a message this morning. Now, I’m crying. These messages have come steadily over the last 5 years. They always shock me when I read them. I don’t always share them. I’m sharing this one minus the personal message to me. She wrote: Hello...