“The second I saw that beautiful face I realized I had meaning in this world. The struggles, worries and doubt faded away, and at that very second I knew we were going to be okay.”
“If a child is born with a hole in her heart, everyone in our society would respond the same way.”
“I could not stand the thought of my son asking what happened. I am now able to feel that I am worthy, I am loved, and that my purpose is to care for those I love.”
“Labeling a mental illness can feel embarrassing, demeaning, and vulnerable but labeling my depression ended up giving me the courage to combat it through healthy living.”
The Michigan State Police came up with the clever solution to shorten the fall for the man who was threatening suicide.
“I told my family that I wanted to die, I wanted to end my life. I was in so much pain, nothing seemed to help it.”
“When the thoughts of suicide and self-harm came, I remember laying on my bathroom floor thinking about the letter I would write to my son.”
“Some children are self-conscious about their reading skills, and the animals never judge them. The animals patiently listen to the campers.”