We are, those of us with long-term mental illness, constantly fighting a battle with ourselves, but it should not be a battle of anger or aggression. Our weapons are kindness and compassion and most of all, awareness. We must be peaceful warriors.


Yesterday was the 4th anniversary of my son’s suicide attempt. Always a rough day. This year is even harder since my other children now live in Oregon. I have no family living in the desert with me anymore. Thankfully I have the biggest, best circle of friends I have ever Read more…