Surviving Suicide: Information for Friends & Family

We cannot truly prepare ourselves for all of life’s painful moments – especially when it comes to losing someone we love because of suicide. Coping after a devastating loss such as suicide is emotionally demanding, confusing, and life changing. Connecting with those who care about you, and those who are trained to help with this type of loss is a vital part of managing the overwhelming range of emotions. Here are some emotions and thoughts …

Love is the Way

Our inner state affects how we view the world around us. Most of us have experienced seeing a person or circumstance from a place of negativity, then having something pop that bubble of negativity and suddenly we are more patient, tolerant or accepting—even though nothing has changed outside of ourselves.   The more open we are to see the world from the lens of Grace, i.e. that things are occurring the way they are for a higher …