The Most Damning Belief of All Time

There is a popular belief among all of us that I think is pure evil—and I don’t use that word lightly. It is a contemptible, destructive philosophy that crushes hope and it freezes its followers in a lake of stagnation. Instead of ennobling and strengthening those who embrace it, this belief drags men and women down. It encourages isolation, fosters…

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To the Depressed and Suicidal: I Know How It Feels

I couldn’t shake the feeling that I needed to write this open letter. If someone you know is struggling with depression, or suicidal thoughts, please share this letter with them. I hope it helps. To all that are struggling with depression, I don’t know you. I don’t know who you are or where you’re from. I don’t know your background,…

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How My Brother Saved Me From Drowning and Suicide

I’m the youngest of six kids. I have two brothers: the oldest is David and the other is Sean. Sean and I didn’t get along when we were younger. Don’t get me wrong, it was nothing serious. More of a personality difference. I liked Star Trek, he liked sports. I wanted to watch cartoons, he pushed me over to watch…

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