Tag Archives: Suicide

Passing On The Pain – Please Don’t Say This!

A wonderful friend posted this meme on his page.  He wanted to be helpful to anyone going through suicidal thoughts, but after my comment below, private messaged me, stating he was very sorry if he had offended because of my … Continue reading

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My Responses to a Simplistic Blog on Anxiety Reduction…

A Mindfulness Expert Reveals 10 Ways to Calm Down When Anxiety Strikes I recently read a blog (the URL above) that basically says take a deep breath and your anxiety will go bye-bye. Yuh… not happening. Those of us – … Continue reading

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This Is Not How the Story Is Going To End

At any given moment you have the power to say  This is NOT how the story is going to end. Oh how I love this.  But how do we help those in deep pain to love it, too? *************************************** In … Continue reading

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Costumes of Identity

This deserves much more than a simple reposting, and at some point I will explore it further.  But for now, I think it’s an important enough message as it stands, to not have to wait for whatever poor words I … Continue reading

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Be A Light

*************************************** In memory of my beloved husband John Kelly Snyder… 20 Sept 1956 – 21 Oct 2016. My Johnny was a true warrior, fighting demons no one else could see.  I thought he was the strongest man in the world, … Continue reading

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Expanded Holiday Hours at the Bookstore That Supports The Grief Warrior Project

Heritage Collectibles, Books & Maps is the antiques shop & used bookstore that John and I started two years before he suicided.  It was a dream of his, to have a little shop where he could research cool items, read … Continue reading

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Planning Meeting for Suicide Prevention Drop-In Center, Nov 5

A reminder that a planning meeting to develop a suicide prevention drop-in center is scheduled for tomorrow (Monday, November 5) from 5:30-7:30 at Heritage Collectibles, where The Grief Warrior Project support group meets. Enter 9 Park Street, Lewiston into your … Continue reading

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Yes, I’d Do It Again

I just read the saddest but one of the most beautiful expressions of love I’ve ever seen.  I don’t have permission to post it here so will offer a quick summary: At barely 21 years old, this young soul’s husband … Continue reading

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Creating a Drop-In Center… Can You Help?

Do you have time to… a) Attend a planning meeting on Monday, November 5th at 5:30, to help turn The Grief Warrior Project drop-in center into a reality – and/or – b) Attend regular meetings after that – and/or – … Continue reading

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No Joking Matter

I just noticed a Facebook friend – someone I know in real life, who is a kind, compassionate, caring person – who was complaining about a number of legitimately painful bodily aches and insults. But this person had to end … Continue reading

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