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The Day I Wanted to Die, The Day I Was Reborn

I sat on the front porch. A sobbing mess, drunk on boxed wine and shame. It was a perfectly clear and cold winter night. Every star was clear in the canopy of darkness. Little points of light by which hundreds of thousands of sailors needed just to live out on the sea. They depended on … Continue reading


Moreover if your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault between you and him alone. If he hears you, you have gained your brother.  But if he will not hear, take with you one or two more, that ‘by the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established.’And if … Continue reading

Manic-Depression: Relapse Prevention is Suicide Prevention

Bruce Reyes-Chow shares the tragic story of Jeremy Lum and the very real effects of a society that is still uneducated about mental illness. Jeremy Lum was one of hundreds of thousands of people that struggle to manage the illness of manic-depression. It was while Jeremy was in an (manic) episode, that he was mistakenly arrested … Continue reading