Category Archives: Depression


I only went out for a walk, and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found was really going in”  (John Muir) “For you have delivered me from death and my feet from stumbling, that I … Continue reading

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Depression is insidious. It is stealthy and cunning and treacherous. It works in a subtle way and can be deadly.  It is a thief and a murderer – it robs one of the will to live of joy and hope and in extreme … Continue reading

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“I am who I am, because of who we all are”

UBUNTU – HUMAN KINDNESS “Ubuntu is the essence of being human. Ubuntu speaks particularly about the fact that you can’t exist as a human being in isolation.  It speaks about our inter-connectedness.  You can’t be human all by yourself, and when … Continue reading

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  There is no stigma in suicide.  No one family is responsible for a death by suicide. Sometimes the depression is too deep, the darkness and hopelessness overwhelming BUT MAYBE if we spend more time with each other as a … Continue reading

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SUICIDE – Two years prior

This past Thursday evening I attended my thirteenth consecutive Talent Show at the primary school where our oldest two children were pupils and where our youngest is still  a pupil. In 2002 our oldest daughter started school.  It was also the … Continue reading

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