Tag Archives: Survivor

Memorial Day Tribute

May 30, 2016

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I cannot visit your graves this year; Your lives which ended so I could stay here. A price that was paid like Christ on the cross, Most never realizing how much it has cost. But, in my heart you’ll always stay kindred Spirits, souls find their way. My tears, unashamed, freely fall may we remember […]

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Purpose

March 5, 2016

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Myself, I have picked up off the floor Anguish and torture, you’ll have me no more Twisting and writhing, my soul you kept Until nearly I drown… Finally, I leapt. Soul Seeds… Somebody, somewhere is depending on you to do what God has called you to do. Never forget that.

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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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When We Get It Ass Backwards

February 9, 2016

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I have all these ideas, but they’ve never seemed GRAND enough, BIG enough or IMPORTANT enough to Make a difference, Make a change, Or make a living with… So, I haven’t done them. At least not where blogging and being online are concerned. Instead, I’ve waited, trying to figure out how to grow or make them […]

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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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You Think You Won

May 3, 2012

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You’re not sorry for things you say Words like daggers, you curse my name You’re not sorry for things you do The pain you cause – I’m black and blue. Does hell exist? You’re the proof! For, I know Satan because of you. So, I am grateful our paths have crossed My faith increased – […]

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Don’t Trust The Past

April 25, 2012

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When you ask me how I feel I may fall silent and forget what’s real When you ask me what I want Again the silence – a foreign thought. For, the past has made me so afraid To be myself or know my own name I wasn’t asked about my thoughts, How I felt or […]

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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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