Struggling to Understand Suicide


An amazing post on the difficult issue of suicide. A dear friend’s son committed suicide earlier this year. This has confirmed my thoughts and feelings on the matter.

In the Wake of Suicide....trying to understand

As I have perused the internet for articles about death by suicide, I look mostly for those things that bring comfort to my soul….my spirit…so that I can pass it along to others. Hopefully, they too, will be enlightened and encouraged by those words that have brought me peace in my day to day struggles by the loss of my son to suicide. The following is a most exceptional articulation that touches on the whole…the physical reasons and the emotional reasons for death by suicide….. about a loving God who is with us and our loved ones who die by this terrible and very misunderstood disease. My wholehearted thanks go to Father Ron Rolheiser for writing and posting his article. I pass this along in memory of my sweet and sensitive son, Brandon Heath.

Struggling to Understand Suicide

by Father Ron Rolheiser

Pic - Fr Ron - no collar b-wSadly, today, there are many deaths by suicide…

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2 thoughts on “Struggling to Understand Suicide

  1. It is a difficult issue indeed. To be born, to give it a go, to feel there is nothing but death that’s worthwhile. This was a good reblog, Tersia.

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