Insights on Suicide: Janet Boxx

Janet Boxx tackles this topic with grit and grace.

It is important to understand how our expectations of others can lead them to feel as if they will never be good enough, never be strong enough and never be worthy of our love and compassion.

“We live in a culture that demands positivity. Obstacles are opportunities in disguise. If we can’t go around said obstacle, we must find a way over, through or under it. Nothing is impossible. We will overcome. We will conquer; by sheer force of will if necessary. And the underlying message is that, should we fail, we are incompetent or didn’t try hard enough.”

Read the rest of her post here: Insights on Suicide

Author: Melanie

I am a shepherd, wife and mother of four amazing children, three that walk the earth with me and one who lives with Jesus. This is a record of my grief journey and a look into the life I didn't choose. If you are interested in joining a community of bereaved parents leaning on the promises of God in Christ, please like the public Facebook page, "Heartache and Hope: Life After Losing a Child" and join the conversation.

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