I’m getting ahead of myself publishing a post for next week’s Nurturing Thursdays. However something has occurred which I’d like to write about now, while it’s still fresh on my mind.
A young woman committed suicide.
Alone in a big city.
Like a death knell, she took the news hard. She holed up, alone, in her apartment for a week. And then she threw herself out the window onto the sidewalk below. Barely missing a person who’d just walked by. Traumatic for that person; the end of life for another.
Family and friends kept reaching out, trying to keep in touch. But having suffered depression before, the young woman was still caught in its stranglehold.
Depression is the devil. Not to be toyed with. Not to be entertained, even fleetingly. The devil doesn’t play games; neither does depression.
Don’t go there.
Hang on for dear life, with all the strength you can muster.
Surround yourself with only positive influences.
There’s no place in your life for negativity.
Say “no” to negativity…that’s a positive step forward…and upward.
Bask in the sunshine…even if you have to switch on all the lights in the house. I do…
A high electrical bill is way better than a hospital bill…or a funeral.
Fight to live the one life you’ve been given.
Despite the darkness you encounter without…and within…the light is your friend.
Let it in…let it in…please, let it in.
…you matter…because i care…