Broken Dreams, On a Friend’s Suicide

This is a guest post from TheNorEaster, hope it blesses! A TheNorEaster Post. An old buddy of mine from high school recently committed suicide. I cried myself to sleep the night I got the news, praying passionately and begging God to have mercy upon him. John was the last person I would ever expect to takeContinue reading “Broken Dreams, On a Friend’s Suicide”

Surviving the Suicide of a Loved One

“I love you. God, I miss you. And I forgive you.” ~from the film Remember Me “When I saw that scene in the movie, I stumbled out of bed and fell to the ground as my whole body trembled in anguish and agony — and I started and screaming like a wild, wounded animal. ItContinue reading “Surviving the Suicide of a Loved One”

Broken Prayers From the Edge

I lock the doors.  Close the curtains.  And let God have it. I clinch my fists in a maddening rage as my hands tremble violently.  Within moments, my fingers ache from the intense, white-knuckle tightness.  And my forearms cramp up.  The blood rushes to my head.  And my eyes burn and burn and burn from theContinue reading “Broken Prayers From the Edge”

Safe in the Mouth of Danger

In my dream, I had a vision. An angel of the Lord led me down to the depths of the sea. “What do you see?” the angel asked. I said, “I see a boy, a child, in the mouth of a shark!” “Yes,” the angel said. “But, he is terrified!” I said. “He will beContinue reading “Safe in the Mouth of Danger”