Yes, Men Grieve. Please Let Us.


Two years after my son died, I am still broken into little pieces. And no, I am not “over” it.

The Suicide Note I Never Left

suicide note

Have you ever had suicidal thoughts? Would your note have been different?

Upon Hearing that My Grandfather Would Like to See More Tears


Brian Baumgart goes to a darkly reflective and emotionally honest place in this poem.

The Power Of Pain: A Dark Secret To Everlasting Love

In a deep well looking

Steven Lake shows us the surprising power of pain to strengthen your relationship – if you survive it.

Finding Home: Forced Migration in America and Beyond


Thousands around the world are searching for refuge in light of being forced out of their homes by war, money and Mother Nature.

Only the Bad Die Young


A romantic longing for an enchanted world — where bad things only happen to bad people — has been a hallmark of health-conscious America for over a century.

We Both Had Cancer. He Died. I Lived.


A father-son story.

The Buddhist Bucket List

Buddhist Bucket List by Dieter Weinelt

Ty Phillips has 4 simple things he’d like to do before he leaves the earth. All are free and accessible to everyone.

How to Increase the ‘Oh Wow’ Factor in Your Life


Don’t wait until you’re facing death. Create more “Oh wow” moments now.

What I Learned Over Sweet Tea with Mom While We Planned Her Funeral

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As Mother’s Day approaches, Dr. Chester Goad recalls 4 important lessons about death he learned from his mother.

War and Circumstance: The Brutalization of My Brothers


Austin Harrington reflects on the unprovoked, violent attacks on fellow African Americans by police.

3 Ways to Look at Death Differently


Fear & close-mindedness are arguably the real tragedy of death, says Franciscan Renaissance Man.

Shy Man Dies of Cancer, Having Never Felt A Woman’s Loving Touch


The terrible truth of life? Dreams don’t always come true.

An Appalachian Tale: Heroin Hurricane


Small-town America isn’t what it used to be.

Spring Without Robin

Spring Without Robin by Hot Gossip Italia

Cabot O’Callaghan ponders how Robin Williams’s suicide affected him and explores his own relationship with depression.

The Day After My Father’s Funeral


Sometimes death teaches you about life.