Recently, our village has been hit by a string of suicides.
I love life. I lead a happy, fulfilling, wonderful existence that is full of joy and pleasure. It is hard for me to comprehend the notion of purposefully offing myself. However, there was a time when I tried to do this very thing. You can read about it here.
I read somewhere that the American mortality rate is 100%. In other words, we're all eventually going to die. We should learn to get beyond our fear of that. On the other hand, we should not be too eager to embrace it.
For some however, death is all too welcome. Can life really get to be that bad, or is there something else going on?
Have you ever known anyone who has attempted suicide? Has your family been affected by suicide?
What do yo think causes someone to try it: hopelessness, fear, psychological problems?
In order to live man must believe in that for which he lives.unTapped is a conversation about faith and spirituality. There are many people frustrated by being forced to think of faith in the same old patterns, and would prefer to explore spirituality in different ways.
- Huston Smith
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