My wish and prayer for this time of year, is to bring our service members home for the holidays. Although I do not have that power, I can express what is in the hearts of so many. We appreciate you and your families sacrifice by remaining at your post, for our safety.
Project 22 Documentary on Suicide: The Holiday Season is in full swing across America. It can be the best of times. It can be the worst of times. The worst of times can develop into thoughts of taking one’s own life.
Suicide. It is an important issue that deserves recognition, especially in the mist of holiday music claiming, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” Many face the thought of self destruction. Being part of the U.S. Armed Forces, both past and present, can add to the depression, especially this time of year. Suicide deaths in our military community, outnumber combat deaths. Some sources claim twenty-two military service members take their own lives per day, while other research insists the number is higher when homeless Veteran’s suicide is included. Regardless of the actual number, it is heart breaking.
While searching for information on Suicide Apps for mobile phones for our Veterans and Service Members, I discovered this important article that Rebecca Croomes wrote for, The News Courier, regarding, Project 22 documentary on suicide. If this documentary is successfully presented in Huntsville, Alabama, and other states, our support can bring it nationwide. It is one way to stand up for, and demonstrate concern for our military community. I am re-posting this article for this reason. Continue reading Project 22 Documentary on Suicide
Pray For Our Service Members
All across America, family and friends are gathering together for Thanksgiving, with cinnamon, pumpkin, and turkey, we feast. A holiday that is beautiful, bountiful and rich in flavors that can transport us to decades of memories. It is a special day of gratitude and we give thanks for our good. Continue reading Pray For Our Service Members