when you are down

“I’m down, I’m really down, down on the ground, I’m down,” the Beatles sang. The Doors sang, “I’ve been down so long that it looks like up to me.” It reminds me of the author of Lamentations 3, who was …

what a friend we have in Jesus

I wrote an article a few weeks back about the death of Matthew Perry from the TV show, “FRIENDS.” Then I did a talk at church about suicide and wrote about that in another article. I was putting some ideas …

suicide and Jesus’ story

I don’t know how many suicides there have been in Chamberlain or Brule and Lyman counties in 2023, but the Department of Health says there’s been 192 in the whole state of South Dakota last year, and 202 the year …