Advent: The Appearing

“The Lord is coming, always coming. When you have ears to hear and eyes to see, you will recognize him at any moment of your life. Life is Advent; life is recognizing the coming of the Lord.”  _ Heri Nouwen The season of Advent celebrations has begun.  The term, “Advent,” means “coming” or “appearing.”  We …

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Why do you work in suicide prevention?

And just what is suicide prevention, anyway? Suicide prevention is a broad topic.  It encompasses everything from crisis response, such as being part of a mobile crisis response team, to working on system changes and public awareness of suicide and preventing suicidal thinking and attempts. Many job descriptions include various expressions of suicide prevention, including …

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