My cousin’s trembling voice uttered the unthinkable. “Kay, I need to let you know that Wayne took his life this morning.” My knees collapsed under me. “No! How can this be? What happened? Why? What was wrong with him?”
My mouth formed tumbling questions despite my mind being frozen in disbelief and grief.
Through his tears, my cousin told me his brother-in-law had struggled with depression and suicidal thoughts for some time. His family thought Wayne was truly improving after he agreed to see a therapist.
On the morning of his death, Wayne said goodbye to his wife, Lynn, as she left for work. But Lynn felt uneasy and came home at lunch to check on him, only to find the worst had happened.
On the kitchen counter was a note he wrote apologizing for hurting his family, telling them he loved them and explaining that he just couldn’t go on. Wayne made the sure the dog was safe in his kennel before he ended his life.
CLICK HERE to read story
source: Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post
DISCUSSION: WHO PASTORS THE PASTOR? EVEN MINISTERS SUFFER FROM SUICIDAL THOUGHTS. was originally published on praisecleveland.com
Special K’s ‘Unwelcome to Atlanta’: Stop Moving Here! [AUDIO]
Common Plastic Surgery Complications and Errors with Dr. Nicholas Jones [AUDIO]
Meagan Good and Jonathan Majors May Be Hollywood’s Newest Couple [LISTEN]
2 Alligators Spotted Loose in Ohio, 1 Still Missing
Submit A Black Owned Business For Buy Black Cleveland!
Cleveland Browns Legend Jim Brown Has Passed Away
“I Feel Homeless Without My Wife”: Tyrese Shares How The End Of His Marriage Has Impacted Him [LISTEN HERE]
Cast, Crew and Celebs Hit The Red Carpet For ‘White Men Can’t Jump’ Premiere