Writing, whether for broadcast or print, has been my vocation for many years, but nowadays I see it as much more than that. Over time I’ve come to believe that writing can open doors along the path towards hope and healing.
Peggy Riley Thomson is a journalist who has reported for a variety of news organizations, including ABC News, National Public Radio and the BBC. Her work has also appeared in The Sunday Times of London, as well as in a number of other publications in the United States and Great Britain.
… And yet nothing I’ve ever done as a journalist can compare to the joy–or the heartache–I’ve experienced as a mother.
Soaring above the bucolic hills of middle Tennessee, the Natchez Trace Parkway Bridge is an iconic structure beloved by tourists and locals alike. There is, however, a dark side to the breathtaking architectural landmark.Since its opening in 1994, the gracefully...
Prominent mental health advocates die of suicide on World Suicide Prevention Day, highlighting the fact that countless individuals, including even professional counselors and ministers, are struggling with—and tragically even succumbing to—thoughts of ending their lives.
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