Tag: suicide

  • A Moral Wound

    A Moral Wound

      She stood in front of Panel 9E, this woman who looked as though she ran marathons in record time. She wasn't much taller or bigger than the school kids she was accompanying. Her sandy blonde hair layered short. Her smile, warm and quick, reminiscent[..]
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  • When You Are Not Okay

    When You Are Not Okay

        I give this lecture every term where I ask a question of my students: “What will you set yourself on fire for?” I ask that question after lecturing about a produce farmer in Tunisia who set himself on fire over the injustices of a corrupt[..]
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  • Holy Fiction

    Holy Fiction

    [caption id="attachment_7466" align="aligncenter" width="403"] A friend walked into a client's home and found my book among a stack on the client's table. What friend is in your stack?[/caption] The kindly looking fellow in the light blue shirt pulled me aside moments before my presentation at[..]
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  • Purple Heart Recipient Jed Zillmer: An American Tragedy

    Purple Heart Recipient Jed Zillmer: An American Tragedy

        His life ended in a one-sided shoot-out. Police said he wanted it that way. They said Afghanistan war veteran Jed Zillmer was on a suicidal mission: Kill or be killed. He was allegedly heavily armed and suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, although that had never[..]
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