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Wrestling With God

August 25, 2014

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Wrestling With God

I am so tired of being angry… especially with God. More often than not, one circumstance after another finds me on my knees in prayer, especially with all of the transitions that have been taking place over the past couple of years. But, once awhile in life, we can find ourselves truly broken and wandering […]

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Shake It Out (the devil on your back)

July 10, 2014

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Florence + the Machine - Shake It Out

Things don’t always turn out the way we plan, the way we want or the way we think they should. This just means that God has something better in store for us if we have faith and are patient for His timing… Nothing has gone as I’ve wanted it to or thought it would for […]

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Me Too

May 9, 2014

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Have you ever wanted to just scream and shout to the world, I DON”T CARE ANYMORE! I GIVE UP! I QUIT! Have you ever been in a relationship and felt like yelling, PLEASE, LISTEN TO ME! TALK TO ME… WHY CAN’T YOU JUST LOVE ME? Have you ever thought to yourself, I’M SO TIRED… NO […]

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To Wound Thyself

April 7, 2014

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To Wound Thyself

How many wounds are self inflicted How many days spent in self hatred? How much time wasted in hibernation Or wallowing in a dark depression? Despair Deprivation Devastation Desperation… Are you dying inside instead of living Do you feel lost in this world or un-forgiven? Do resentment and bitterness habituate your life Or perhaps you have […]

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

February 2, 2014

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five-stages-of-grief

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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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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Home Alone and The 5 Stages

December 5, 2013

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home alone

So, for the first time in months since we left NC, I have been home alone. My daughter has been visiting with friends again and catching up on old times. Even though I miss her, it’s nice to have our own down time as well. The first couple of days were a lot of fun. […]

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