Sunday 20th April 2014,

Browsing the "Suicide" Category


Three Truthful Encouragements for Someone Struggling with Suicide

The timing of tragic news is so unpredictable. When it comes, it changes everything. Memories spiral through our minds. Regrets surface in our stomachs. Sadness floods our hearts. We want to say the things we didn’t say and do the things [...]

January 29, 2014 Suicide

The Promise that Brought Two New Jersey Girls from Suicidal to Hopeful

“God, I really need Your help to get through this day…”   I whispered in the back of my tent as the music of Warped Tour blared from the stage right next to me. I was four weeks into the [...]

December 2, 2013 hope, Suicide, Warped Tour

Relying on the “Pick Me Up”

Why are you doing this? Out of emotion? Because of something in the past? Because you don’t like your present state? What makes you want to do this?   When we are covered in anger, or resentment… when we start [...]

October 22, 2013 Dating, Faith, Fear, God, Grief, Honesty, Insecurity, Lies, Listening, Pain, Suffering, Suicide

Depression Isn’t Tangible But Neither is the Solution.

Part of depression is not being willing to forgive. It may be someone who hurt you that you are unwilling to forgive. Maybe you did something and aren’t willing to forgive yourself. But it takes strength to be willing to [...]

October 11, 2013 forgiveness, God, Insecurity, Lies, Love, Suffering, Suicide

Tyler Carter of Issues

Tyler Carter of Issues talks about writing music, tattoos, fans and a story of suicide that really changed his life. [...]

September 19, 2013 hope, Special Guest, Suicide, Video

Even When I’m at My Darkest

Perhaps God will work in me to change my heart about these things, but until He does, I’m better off alone. Alone and emotionally stale and stagnant- incapable of love. –April 25th, 2013 7:30 PM My name is Jakob. This [...]

September 17, 2013 hope, Suicide, Uncategorized

What You Might Not Have Seen About Yourself from 30,000 Feet Up

If you ever get a chance to fly in a plane, you should do it. And when you do, look out the window and watch the things that are most important to you as they zoom out. It has a [...]

September 13, 2013 hope, Suicide

Alex Reed of GoRadio

Alex Reed of Go Radio shares about a personal story of a fan and how he was able to help someone overcome suicide by taking a few moments to talk to someone. [...]

September 12, 2013 hope, Suicide, Video

Suicide in the Trenches

“Just take it……” I’m holding a long blue box with the words “United States of America” printed neatly at the bottom in gold. He eyes me over, unsure and reluctant to take the box from me. I step forward insistently [...]

September 11, 2013 hope, Suicide

If You’re Going Through Hell……Keep Going

Attention! This week is National Suicide Prevention Week and we’ve asked friends to share their stories as well as sharing our own. I’ve changed the names in this story because I can’t ask a dead girl’s permission to use her [...]

September 10, 2013 hope, Suicide