Hwa-Young Chong (Illinois)
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Beloved, let us love one another, because love is from God. - 1 John 4:7 (NRSV)
My dear high-school friend was bright, tenderhearted, and thoughtful; but she was not happy. One morning she did not come to school. I learned later that she had taken her own life. I was devastated. Many questions crossed my mind. What if I had checked on her more often? Was...
God loves me in times of pain as well as times of joy.
Someone contemplating suicide
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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.”
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