Words of Widsom ~ Pedophiles Don’t Love You

I sat against the wall perched on my bed now in darkness. Mangled shadows danced all around me, mocking any peace I could try to find. I could not close my eyes to the monstrous darkness. I just could not. I simply stared at the door. Possibly in anticipation of someone coming to find me,Continue reading “Words of Widsom ~ Pedophiles Don’t Love You”

Sick as Your (Family) Secrets

Were you raised in an abusive family?  Did selfish, abusive or sadistic parents sit at the head of your family table? Did evil permeate your daily childhood existence? The price we pay to stay connected to our abusers is almost impossible to quantify. The immense burden of carrying around families secrets is a weight soContinue reading “Sick as Your (Family) Secrets”

Mirror Mirror ~ An Appetite for Change

What better way to start a week, but with introsepection. Healing takes a mindset of growth. As a seed becomes a plant, there is visible change. The same was true in my life. The more I healed, the more everything started to look just a little bit different. Many of my relationships in life tookContinue reading “Mirror Mirror ~ An Appetite for Change”

Why Does God Allow Suffering?

Suffering often leads us to ask for a cause. If we know the cause, it somehow makes it more acceptable or easier to embrace the fact that the suffering took place.  I have high cholesterol because I eat too much fatty food. I’m overweight because I don’t exercise enough.But what about tragedy or suffering inflictedContinue reading “Why Does God Allow Suffering?”

Mirror Mirror ~ Words of Affirmation

Introspection, what better way to start a week. When you live in a home of incest, no piece of you lives free. You can’t talk about your feelings, you cannot discuss the abuse and your emotions must be hidden away from sight. No love in. No love out. No feelings. No discussion. You must liveContinue reading “Mirror Mirror ~ Words of Affirmation”

Fear Not Friday | On Rejection

On the discussion of fear, do you fear rejection? Loneliness envelops the person that has been rejected. Light shines dimly from the eyes. The soul mocks the inability to breathe. Oh, rejection, I have known you well. What is abuse if not the severest form of rejection? Jesus knew rejection. It’s pain leaves you disabledContinue reading “Fear Not Friday | On Rejection”

When Holidays are Hard

Exposing secrets can tear families apart. But hear me out, it can also bring them closer together. I’ve lost a lot of family members – pretty much all of them aside from my sister and mother. It’s been a long and lonely and painful road but there are so many upsides. It’s freed me upContinue reading “When Holidays are Hard”

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