Today’s post is a little more serious than my normal ones. One of my big reasons for starting this blog was to create a place where those who feel pain can come for comfort…and also for smiles and laughter. Life is for joy…I truly believe that; but one can’t know joy unless he experiences pain.
In 2003 a tragic event touched my family’s life. Remember my willow tree post? Well, this about cut us to the ground. My brother-in-law committed suicide. I’d lost loved ones before, but suicide was like a knife to the heart—gouging out all happiness. We were sucked into a cave of doom and gloom and couldn’t reach the light. Continue reading