I wish I’d given more thought to this question at the beginning of each and every day of my life: What will I foster today?
This question has been on my mind a lot lately, mainly because of some recent well-publicized suicides. And the memories they stirred.
Josh Barro posits that perhaps the main thing we can do is Continue reading
This is perhaps the most disturbing graphic I’ve seen in a long time:
The CDC reported last week that:
- Nearly 45,000 lives were lost to suicide in the U.S. in 2016.
- Suicide rates went up more than 30% in half of the states since 1999.
There’s something wrong in America. Sure, there’s plenty right, too. But when tens of thousands of our fellow Americans decide to take their own lives, then there’s definitely something seriously wrong.
I wouldn’t attempt to address the reasons for this tragedy in a blog post. There’s no way I could do it justice. So my comments will be personal. And only personal. Continue reading