What drives a person to take their own life?.. What thoughts are so dire that the only way out is death?
A friend has passed by his own hands and those left behind cannot understand, what was so bad, that talking and or prayer could not have saved a life….
It is not those that go, but those that remain behind that suffer the sufferings of death…
I found this and felt in his honour I’d share it…
Not, How Did He Die, But How Did He Live – Author Unknown
Not how did he die, but how did he live?
Not what did he gain, but what did he give?
These are the units to measure the worth
of a man as a man, regardless of birth.
Not, what was his church, nor what was his creed?
But had he befriended those really in need?
Was he ever ready, with word of good cheer,
to bring back a smile, to banish a tear?
Not what did the sketch in the newspaper say,
but how many were sorry when he passed away