I tried to end my life, but it just didn't work... She proceeded to pull her flowered shirt sleeve up and revealed to me the scars from where she had taken a razor blade and carved the words WORTHLESS and YOU ARE UGLY into her arm. Years of being drugged, forced into prostitution, physical and emotional abuse, continued drug use to numb her pain, and rash poor decisions had led her to believe that her life had absolutely no purpose or meaning. In her eyes, death was the onl
From the Pig Pen: Where do You Stand?
It is still three days before Thanksgiving as I write this column for the December issue of The Buzz. It is my sincere hope that each of you can enjoy a measure of good health, spend time with your family, and experience a Christmas that truly captures the love, the joy, the hope, and the peace that Christ desires for each of us. Where has this year gone? I can remember when it just seemed as if Christmas would never get here. Now, it is as if Christmas comes every six months