Tag Archives: Abused

No Regrets

October 21, 2014

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Ocean Jeremiah 29:11

Your treatment of me, made me run straight into the arms of Jesus. For that, I am eternally grateful, because now I know what REAL love is supposed to look like. I raised my standards after experiencing how forgiveness, grace and mercy are suppose to work in our lives, in order to promote change. Therefore, my […]

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Give Yourself Permission

October 6, 2014

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Sorry, I'm not perfect.

My daughter gets so nervous prior to taking college exams and will make various comments about how she’s going to fail. Then afterwards comes the happy and excited text with a picture attached showing her score which, is usually outstanding! I always tell her that I’m not surprised ~ she’s a smart girl and I […]

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How To Move On (recognition and the value of emotions)

March 31, 2014

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feelings switch

A guide to help victims become survivors. In a previous post we spoke of the five stages of grief. If you are a victim trying to understand how to move on with your life after surviving whatever loss or tragedy you’ve had to deal with, then this is for you! This is where it all begins. […]

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How To Move On (denial and the 5 stages of grief)

February 2, 2014

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A guide to help victims become survivors. Can anyone else relate to this? “I don’t want to be a victim OR a survivor! I want to live an alternate reality. I don’t want this to be my reality and I spend a lot of energy trying to avoid it. I do pretty good until something […]

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How To Move On (let the fight fuel you – part 2)

January 31, 2014

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Heart on Fire - from victim to survivor

A guide to help victims become survivors. QUESTION: As a survivor, how do you let the fight fuel you? Another words, how do you let the fight for survival – the grief, guilt, anger, and even the hate – fuel you instead of drain you, after you’ve been victimized or suffered great trauma? Have you […]

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How To Move On (freedom in remembering – part 1)

January 27, 2014

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Break Free!

A guide to help victims become survivors. We’ll try to answer the questions that have come in one at a time. I pray this stirs much discussion which others find useful and encouraging! I received another email recently and in part, I was asked “how” is it possible to write about all this stuff if […]

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How To Move On (intro.)

January 21, 2014

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How To Move On (series)

I received another email recently and it pulled at my heart-strings in such a way that I wept. Another beautiful soul with so many questions… another survivor looking for answers… While trying to respond to this email, I realized that I have yet to directly answer some things or put them to paper. It made […]

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Scars are Beautiful

January 8, 2014

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Scars are Beautiful

Do not tell me I am beautiful If my scars you have not seen… The scars on my arms and legs From being stabbed and cut with blades, The scars on my back from being whipped, Or the scars across my stomach from being sick Do not tell me I am beautiful Not until you […]

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Before I Give Up

January 6, 2014

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I Love You!

*This is a re-post from another blog called, “Die Trying.” An incredible woman dedicated this post to me called, “Dear Jessie” after reading my story “Kidnapped” and I’d like to share how it has affected me. Dear Jessie Kidnapped To Jessie Jeanine Silenced by the struggle, determination, hate, love, fight and courage all rolled into […]

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Where Is Your Focus?

December 4, 2013

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Follow Your Heart!

I think too much on what other people would like to see from me instead of focusing on what I have to offer. Have you ever done that? The Chaser In general I am a people pleaser and sometimes people pleasers can become chasers of other people. Instead of embracing my independence at times, I […]

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