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Forum June/July 2014

Beyond death Beyond the threshold of death is life (“Suicide and the Things We Carry” by C. Wess Daniels, FJ May). I have often felt that my friends who chose suicide were trying to reach out to that new life and to end the pain of this one. Their decision or impulse to suddenly die causes their family and friends to feel pain and remorse, but the one who chooses to release his life of what he is burdened by is not trying to hurt those who loved him. He is simply saying, “Enough, I cannot carry these troubles🔒

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