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On July 20, 2017 Chester Bennington committed suicide. Chester was the lead singer for the rap/metal band Linkin Park. And as I’ve read a few articles as people respond to his passing, I’m finding there’s one thing that’s bothering me, and it’s not related to his passing. No, it’s related to some people’s response to … Continue reading Stigma Takes Another Life
How do you withstand the waves, when you can’t see where they’re coming from, How do you stand firm when the storm just won’t quit? How can you find your way when the dense fog permeates every corner of your life? How do you hope for color when all is shades of dingy grey? How … Continue reading Hope/Fade
Today is Easter Sunday. Friday morning (Good Friday) I sat down and wrote a post that I’ve since deleted. It started as an idea that turned more into an angry rant about all the things I see “Christians” doing — but realized I was judging them and making assumptions. I was painting very, very broad strokes about … Continue reading 04/16/17 (Depression and the Easter Weekend)