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Heaven

I raised my children knowing God and Jesus, but as an adult, my son Charles (seemed to have) made a determination against belief in God (I say this, understanding that only God knows our hearts).  At some point he progressively became ill with schizophrenia.  Without knowing for sure, I think the illness came after the decision regarding belief in a God (unless the early part of his disease process, before we recognized it, still influenced him). There are so many various beliefs, even…

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Added by Theresa Sweaney on December 27, 2011 at 10:30pm — 2 Comments

LDRSHIP in an Army of O.N.E. , Essay by CPL Charles D. Wells

LDRSHIP in an Army of O.N.E.

 

  *FM-1: The Army*

 

Every private has spent countless hours writing meaningless essays where they babble nonsense because they did something their sergeants did not like.  This is not one of those essays.  I am going to try to make an argument.  I will first present you with a statement, and when you arbitrarily decide that statement is wrong, I will do…

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Added by Theresa Sweaney on October 12, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Suicide Postvention Resources and Recommended Reading

Here are some online resources from a suicide postvention conference I attended in June that they have just posted and made available to anybody online.  Some of the recommended reading looked like good material.  I'm going to check on a few myself at my local library.



Conference PowerPoints and other resources:…

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Added by Theresa Sweaney on August 12, 2011 at 4:23am — 3 Comments

Bereavement Coping Measures

An S-O-S friend posed a question of what various ways have survivors found to help cope with the grief, and I'd really like to hear from the rest of you, some of the things that have worked for you.  What are the most helpful ways you have found to help comfort, encourage, renew hope, and stabilize your thoughts and emotions?

Here are a few of the things I've tried recently...

     ...I…

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Added by Theresa Sweaney on June 17, 2011 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

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