Tag Archives: Testimonies

“I Asked… I Received.”

December 30, 2011

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I asked for riches that I might be happy; I was given Christ that I might be rich. I asked for healing that I might be in control; I was allowed to suffer that I might surrender. I asked for independence that I might do my own will; I was given free will that I […]

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A Voice

December 17, 2011

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Who will be a voice for the victims? For the baby who is abandoned Forsaken for no reason. For the child who is abused Beaten and bruised. For the girl who is molested And feels ashamed. For the boy who is hated Denied and rejected. For the woman who is raped And carries the blame. […]

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Faith As A Choice?

December 14, 2011

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The topic of faith has come up to me so many times this past week, I feel it deserves a few words. Most often I am asked, or the thoughts pondered around are, “How could you still have faith after all you’ve been through?” Let me tell you, there was a time when I was […]

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Be Blessed!

December 6, 2011

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Good news falls with greater purpose on the spot where God takes aim, But evaporates on that empty surface if we’re chasing bigger drops of rain. Yet even an ocean of stolen drops won’t drown that still small voice, As it calls for all the drowning lambs to at least be given a choice. And […]

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I Am Not A Victim, I Am A Survivor!

November 22, 2011

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shatter the silence

First and foremost, I will have you know that I am a survivor and a Christian. Secondly, I will share that I have been a victim of most types of abuse: childhood abuse, emotional abuse, physical abuse, sexual abuse, spouse abuse, religious abuse, criminal abuse and even self abuse. The icing on the cake was being […]

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Molested

November 22, 2011

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molested

Estimated read time: 15 minutes (based upon true events)    Molested Part 1 “They are such a nice foster family, Jess, and they’re excited you’re coming,” my social worker tries to reassure me. “They live on the lake and go fishing off their dock most evenings, and I just know how much you’ll love that!” […]

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Kidnapped

November 20, 2011

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Kidnapped

Estimated read time: 15 minutes (based upon true events) Kidnapped Part 1 “Come on! Those guys want to talk to us,” Julie exclaims as she skips over to a black sedan that’s pulled up alongside the curb. I approach cautiously with a dubious expression on my face, stopping just behind the vehicle. Julie leans into […]

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