Treat depression like cancer: purposeful

I’ve not had cancer, though I do know cancer victims. It’s an insidious disease that robs people of life. My purpose here is not to make light of cancer, but to help people understand that there is another form of cancer eating away at people and the cure requires treatment that is just as aggressive…

The value of friendship: Priceless

EDITOR’S NOTE: I’ve seen this before and suspect there might be some truth to this tale. It’s something that’s been floating around the Internet and e-mails for some time. I took the liberty of editing it a little and reposting it here. It fits well with a previous blog I posted on how we can…

Suicide prevention through hope in Christ

I wonder how many of our friends who’ve come to that dark crossroads in their lives and decided upon the path to death would not have chosen it had we been more purposeful or available to them. I’ve learned of or known several people over the past couple years who have made the decision to…

The rejection of divorce cuts deep

A little more than two years ago I experienced a pain unlike any other pain I’ve ever felt. The symptoms had been there for years leading up to this moment in time when my world went momentarily black and my knees bucked under me. The next 30 minutes was, quite literally, the most physically painful…