For the Sake of Our Nation’s Heroes ~ A Widow’s Story

by Emily Arguss We need to start doing better. We need to learn how to support one another instead of tearing each other down. In a world where the only way out is through, it’s important to back up our brothers and sisters instead of pushing them out of the way to reach the top. … Continue reading For the Sake of Our Nation’s Heroes ~ A Widow’s Story

The First Responders Mental Health Stigma: Can It Be Changed?

by Renee Fox Police Officer Suicide. What does that word mean to you? Do you think it would change if someone close to you died by suicide? Think about that for a minute. Think about if you worked in a high stress job day in and day out with the training and conditioning to believe … Continue reading The First Responders Mental Health Stigma: Can It Be Changed?

“Never Let Your Fear Decide Your Destiny”

by Peggy Sweeney An open letter to a friend who is struggling with addiction. I think of you often. Tonight, I decided to put my thoughts on paper. When I was in my early forties, I was a young wife and mother with three small children. Due to circumstances at that time, I planned my … Continue reading “Never Let Your Fear Decide Your Destiny”

Remembering Tim Casey: Your Work on Earth is Done

by Peggy Sweeney I know your life On earth was troubled And only you could know the pain You weren't afraid to face the devil You were no stranger to the rain Oh, how we cried the day you left us We gathered round your grave to grieve ~ Go Rest On the Mountain lyrics, … Continue reading Remembering Tim Casey: Your Work on Earth is Done

The Lights in Shadow Land

by Careen Condrotte Once upon a time, the stories will tell About a place here on Earth, between heaven and hell. Where one need not sleep, to have the bad dreams Because the flashbacks seem real, the smells and the screams. For despite valiant efforts, sometimes they lose. For some there are answers, but not … Continue reading The Lights in Shadow Land