Turning Grief into Art By Madeline Sharples

Grief

Madeline Sharples suffered an unthinkable loss, but her grief was not the end of the story. Not by a long shot. TURNING GRIEF INTO ART by Madeline Sharples I was 59 years old when my son, suffering with bipolar disorder, took his own life. Following an aftermath filled with guilt and … Continue reading

I STILL Honor You Robin Williams – July 21, 1951 to August 11, 2014

Robin Williams

Too little has been said about Robin Wiliams’ suicide. Too little has been done to honor his life. I sense a world uncertain and confused about how to respond to his suicide, or how they “should” feel, and so they remain silent. Still caught in the archaic notion that depression and suicide … Continue reading

Living with Mental Illness and Surviving Suicide – One Mother’s Story

Leaving the Hall Lights On

Leaving the Hall Light On  A Mother’s Memoir of Living with Her Son’s Bipolar Disorder and Surviving His Suicide is the powerful, heart wrenching story of one women’s journey through 17 years of heartbreak and struggle. It is a story of strength and courage, creative genius and despair. Madeline shares her confusion and … Continue reading

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