Tag Archives: courage

Give Me A Reason

May 15, 2014

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PLEASE give me a reason NOT to believe this statement… “All men are alike.” Of course, I don’t really think this is true about men in general and I dislike stereotypes very much. However, I must admit it can be a struggle at times, just as it is with anyone we meet in life. I […]

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The Journey…

April 29, 2014

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internal conflict

So, for the last couple of months we’ve been traveling the countryside again in search of another place to settle. It has helped me finally realize something – that I am NOT a failure (a bit of an internal struggle I’ve had.)  So… I moved to Hawaii and it didn’t work out, but that doesn’t mean […]

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Difficult is Beautiful

April 21, 2014

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Difficult Roads ~ Beautiful Destinations

“Enough said.”  

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

March 31, 2014

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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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Trading Up!

March 10, 2014

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Leaving Town!

Every time I thought I was being rejected from something good, I was only being redirected to something better. There really is no such thing as failure… Rather, we are taking steps forward and gathering experience that will help us achieve our goals and dreams in the future. If you do not fear rejection, then […]

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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 (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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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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Courage

December 11, 2013

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LIFE SHRINKS OR EXPANDS IN  PROPORTION T  O      O  N  E  ‘  S COURAGE So you’ve hit a wall in life… Now, what are you going to do about it? You will try to move it go around it and climb over it but you are blocked. It seems an impossible feat. You […]

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