Definition of Suicide: the action of killing oneself intentionally.
Synonyms of Suicide: self-destruction, taking one’s own life, self-murder, hara-kiri, etc
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Love in fellowship.
There are many ways of committing suicide.
The obvious way is to take your life — the ultimate escape.
However, there is a more subtle way of “suicide”, which is to kill yourself slowly — by a sick behavior and a negative attitude. I was “dying” in a lifestyle that revolved around alcohol.
All I wanted to do was drink — I didn’t want to go anywhere, be with anyone or enjoy the thousand and one pleasures that life offers. I was dying in my life.
I was becoming a “walking zombie”.
I was committing suicide by degrees! –Father Leo | More…