From Soul Wounds: Healing and True Peace by Daniel Corral:
September marked the third anniversary of Jacob David George's suicide. I never met him personally, but many of my friends who are a part of Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW) and Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW) along with the entire anti-war movement both knew and loved him. His life and death touched so many people.
As I listened to Jacob's recorded talk at the First Unitarian Church in April of 2013 during the IVAW testimony: "The Human Cost of War," he described war as causing wounds to soul and body. The Veteran's Administration (VA) had been providing him with cognitive processing therapy, however Jacob insisted on therapy that addressed what he described as moral injury, soul wounds, and soldier's heart... Read More