“Church, it’s time we up our game. Suicide prevention is our fight.”
"Depression is an incredibly hard journey to walk through. It breaks us in ways we cannot quite understand, as it steals our worth and twists our perspective all wrong. It leaves marks on us that are hard to remove."
Loving someone with depression and anxiety just means loving the only way any of us ever should—with listening hearts, open minds and a willingness to look into the many branches of each other’s souls.
Two men committed suicide at the age of 21, but the attempts took place 10 years apart. Only one of the two men survived, and he's now the first person in the United States to wear another person's face.
"We want to control our process. We want to control how others view us. We want to control the outcome. But this is not how God has created us to function or called us to live if we’re going to experience the fullness of life. And you probably know this with your head but your nature fights against it by habit."