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CommunityCompassion, IntoTheSormTogether, SeptemberAwareness, StopTheStigma -

1: Who is up for a challenge? (Itโ€™s a good thing .. when I say trust me!) 2: I need at least 13 people (it wonโ€™t cost you anything but little bit of time!) 3: At least 13 people with Pink shirts! So far we have surpassed 13 participants. Yay! #Compassion, #BoysGrowtoBeMen, #MenWearPink #ToughEnoughToWearPink Far to often society sees Men as โ€Strong emotionallyโ€ and โ€Women as expressiveโ€ Men appear stronger because as society dictated they must remain in a state of unexpressive. โ€Don't ever cry, don't wear pink, don't show them you are weak, be a man, be tough, show...

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IntoTheSormTogether, SeptemberAwareness, StartTalkingKeepTalking -

Standing as a shadow, and looking at the memorial stone that represents my child. I feel as though the strength to carry on - is not in the Headstone, but the memories it represents. As gentle as the wind blew as I stood still and talked to you, I know that there is more to what this represents. To have a quiet moment and remember what your voice sounds like, to know you love and protected others with the might of a grizzly bear. I think of the tomorrows to come - No other should feel this ghost line existence,...

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IntoTheSormTogether, SeptemberAwareness -

Suicide changed my life in ways I still can not imagine. Everyday as the a new dawn breaks, being woken up with the birds chirping and the feel of a new season gently creeping up on us, taking a look at the new but old surroundings; Knowing the days especially time does not stand still for no one. One thing I know that is precious, is the time awarded to us for today. Hold gently in your hearts, the families who are mourning. Hold gently their hand, because you may be the only one doing so. Don't be afraid to...

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SeptemberAwareness -

1797 days 257 weeks and 4 day. 59 months 4 years and 11 months It's odd how I look at time now, With the broken heart as a mother and a 1000 dreams each day .. I look at Where my son use to sit Now is occupied by Suicide - Suicide moved in - it took over - it now is a part of who I am and defines who I use to be. Suicide is a part of my truth, my story .. it is a big part of my life. I've been told that People who experience...

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August, CCWalk, IntoTheSormTogether, SeptemberAwareness -

September is fast approaching, and my mind has been consumed with National Suicide Prevention Month โ€“ September 2020. Being in my childhood home, being in community, and experiencing being a part of a grassroots environment has never been so impactful as it has been like right now. Knowing that depression had set in, then eventually the act of suicide, claiming our child, and now as his fifth anniversary since his unnatural death, is coming up, the determination to keep suicide from claiming another, has never been strong. Question to the reader of this message: If there is one thing, you...

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