A Child’s Humiliation

A Child’s Humiliation

I was young when I learned what it felt like to be humiliated for the first time. I was about five or six years old. My aunt and uncle were visiting with my parents that night. They were in the living room, chatting away on the couch and chairs while my cousins and I played… Read More…

Happiness is Overrated

Happiness is Overrated

I used to think that happiness was an attainable goal. I looked for it everywhere; in people, in things, through accomplishments, in how I looked, what I owned, having perfect health, and on and on and on. Sometimes I thought I found it, but it never really lasted that long. Besides, even when I “had… Read More…

Teen Suicide

Teen Suicide

A young girl I know tried to commit suicide recently. She didn’t succeed, thank God, but it made me think about what makes a child want to commit suicide. Is it getting bullied? A bad grade? Moving from one location to another? The loss of a friend? Parents getting divorced? It could be ANYTHING. Anything… Read More…