Tag Archives: Abused

The Power of a Testimony

February 16, 2016

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This is why I will continue to write. This is why I speak. This is why I must finish my book. This is the only reason I am so willing to put it all out there… For you to hear, to see, to feel. This is my story yet, once told it becomes His story, which […]

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No Regrets

October 21, 2014

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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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Scars are Beautiful

January 8, 2014

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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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YOU Are NOT…

November 20, 2013

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I do not know who you THINK you are, but let me to tell you who you are NOT… YOU are NOT My master, my ruler or my owner You do not control me, possess me or own me I am not for sale, yours to share or easily spared You do not think for me, speak […]

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Be Hers

August 3, 2013

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Be Her Safe Haven A re-post: by jadedheart Let her cry if the tears need to fall Let her release the pain of it all Just hold her close as the tears flow down So that she knows that she will not drown Though you can not erase her pain Just be the life boat in the […]

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Shattered

May 4, 2013

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Estimated read time:  25 minutes Shattered Part 1 “Well, you could just go to one of those runaway shelters for teens,” she offers neutrally, as if just making a simple weather observation on a beautiful day. “What!?” I practically scream. “Another shelter? Mom, are you serious!? What the hell’s wrong with you?” I can’t calm […]

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Exposed!

April 27, 2013

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I love who you pretended to be An honorable man full of integrity. You had me convinced and I believed A web of lies spun into reality. Charming and attentive, seemingly sincere You became everything I needed And wanted to hear Until, my life knew nothing but fear. The emotional abuse drove me insane Claiming […]

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About This Website

April 18, 2012

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Please click on the links to learn what this site is about. I Am Not A Victim, I Am A Survivor! ~ 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, […]

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“It’s Friday…But Sunday’s Coming!”

April 15, 2012

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And Yet, I Love

February 18, 2012

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Insecure… as a little girl. I love mommy and daddy, I silently cry As I shake and tremble throughout the night Always praying they will hold me tight. Naked images all around Sex in my home is something foul It makes a grown man big and proud To use his women and throw them around. […]

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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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I Am Not A Victim, I Am A Survivor!

November 22, 2011

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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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Daddy

November 21, 2011

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Growing up I was always told That I’d never amount to anything good. I was always treated like an object For others to abuse whenever they wanted. I wasn’t allowed to show any feelings These I had to learn to bury.

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Someones Child

November 21, 2011

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My name is Jenny I’m only four I cannot smile My eyes are sore. You’ll never know How much I cry So many beatings I wonder why. I can’t make mistakes This I have learned Or I am punished With 3rd degree burns. I must never be bad Or I’ll go hungry I must be […]

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Kidnapped

November 20, 2011

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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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