Commentary

June 7, 2013

Chaplain thoughts

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“There are no hopeless situations; there are only people who have grown hopeless about them.”

~ Clare Booth Luce, 20th century American congresswoman/playwright

Hopelessness among today’s service members continues to make headlines with ever increasing suicide rates. However, for every suicide there are countless others who feel hopeless. Two things we should remember: The first is there is a multitude of Air Force and civilian entities that can assist in almost any situation. The second is studies have shown that faith has a significant impact in one’s ability to process and deal with life situations. If you are feeling hopeless, reach out to someone. Life is precious and people really want to help.

 




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