How tragic the news of the suicide of country singer, Mindy McCready, at the age of 37. Such a young woman with incredible talent.

Someone need only whisper the word suicide in a crowded, noisy room, and I'd hear it. After losing a son in such a fashion almost sixteen years ago, I can tell you that the impact of such a thing will reverberate for years to come for her family. Friends and family will always ask the question why, and will always wished they would have done more.

I certainly lift them up in prayer in this most difficult time.

The Associated Press summed up the troubled life of Mindy McCready: