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How My Son’s Attempted Suicide Changed My View on Homosexuality

by | Jan 15, 2019 | General Conference News, Not In USe

United Methodist Insight | By D. Stephen Long

Nine years ago, on a day seared in my memory–the day before Ash Wednesday 2010–my son attempted to take his life.

I was giving my final lecture for the day when my phone buzzed repeatedly in my pocket. The moment class finished I checked my messages only to hear this one from my son’s college roommate: “Jonathan left a suicide note and we cannot find him. We called security.”

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