The Kevin Hines Story

This man is in the 1% who survived a jump from the Golden Gate bridge, and he learned how very precious a gift life is. He thought no one cared, but he soon knew that everyone cares. "The very millisecond my hands left that rail the only thoughts in my mind were, 'What have I just done?'  I prayed, 'God please save me I don't want to drown! I made a mistake.'" "The depression was gone.  The only thing I wanted to do was survive. I learned very clearly that suicide is never, nor ever sh...
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Thoughts on Suicide Prevention

'You know, Seth, I almost lost my little brother.  I don't think I'm gonna go anywhere for a while. I'm just gonna sit here with you for a bit.' "For the first time I recognized that there was a world outside of myself. There were people that cared about me and loved me and wanted me to succeed and live. The mere fact that they reached out to me in love, that is what did it. What my brother did is what changed my life." So many people need that love, that attention, that comfort.  This...
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On Suicide

By Robert P Virtually all major world religions view suicide as a major sin, with some going further by labeling it a kind of murder—a mortal sin leading to sure condemnation. In my life I have personally known about half a dozen people who have killed themselves. I do not think they are condemned to hell and are currently roasting in some lake of fire and brimstone. Having known them, such a scenario does not feel right, and is not consistent with a God of love as I understand Him. Fortunate...
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