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This Issue:

Jan/Feb 2015

  • courage
  • 2nd chances
  • not your Sunday tunes
  • and more!


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Surviving Suicide

Sarah Arthur

When a person dies, the loved ones left behind are called survivors. Well, that’s me. I’m a survivor. I was left behind when…

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It’s Not Too Late!

Next Deadline: FEB 2nd. Check out themes and guidelines for the Nov/Dec 2015 issue today!

01/29/15 at 06:20 AM

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Will Penner

“In the Habit” session for use with devozine meditations for February 2–8, 2015.


“I still remember my high school English teacher asking us to pick a song…

01/28/15 at 10:34 AM

Befrienders Worldwide

Today’s devo invites you to visit Befrienders Worldwide, a worldwide network that trains and works with volunteers around the world to provide emotional support services for people who are suicidal and/or…

01/28/15 at 08:34 AM


Sierra Klotz & Dave Hagemann

Bear one another’s burdens.

Galatians 6:2a (NRSV)

During my sophomore year, a friend asked me if he would die if he jumped out the window. Another friend showed me scars that she had etched into her…

01/28/15 at 07:59 AM

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What If Your Friend Doesn’t Want to Live?

Jim Still-Pepper

Have any of your friends ever thought about suicide? Could you help a friend who said, “I want to die?”

01/27/15 at 02:30 PM

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Meet Angelika Ortega, TAB Member

15, Philippines

“I am a senior in high school and an aspiring journalist/interior designer. Reading books is my getaway. I enjoy playing…

01/27/15 at 07:19 AM

Hope Lost

Lanny Farmer

I’ve lost all hope and lost all heart.
My days are walking in the dark.
Depression makes me want to hide
and conjures thoughts of suicide.

To take my life and leave this…

01/26/15 at 12:53 PM

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Pray for God’s World

The Ecumenical Prayer Cycle

In the week ahead, offer prayers for the people of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.

01/25/15 at 03:00 PM


Craig Mitchell

Bless us with the courage
to resist those who do wrong
to speak up for the weak
to embrace the lonely
to welcome the homeless
to state the truth in…

01/25/15 at 02:17 PM

What is Courage?

Jackie Montoya

Courage is accepting humility.
Courage is choosing the other path.
Courage is standing up for the weak.
Courage is being kind to the defenseless.
Courage is doing what it takes to be different.

01/24/15 at 02:06 PM

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