Warrior or Victim?

Swiss neutrality is one of the main principles of Switzerland’s foreign policy which dictates that Switzerland is not to be involved in armed or political conflicts between other states. This policy is self-imposed and designed to ensure external security and promote peace. Switzerland has the oldest policy of military neutrality in the world; it has not participated in a foreign war since its neutrality was established by the Treaty of Paris in 1815. NeutralityContinue reading “Warrior or Victim?”


Holding myself in contempt is how I lived most days. Not understanding that the crimes I lived through were not about me — they were the deeds of my abusers. Why is that so hard for my heart to receive? The penetrating message that I am the bad one conflicts with my healing. This journeyContinue reading “Atonement”

Stoic and Distant

Only during sexual abuse is the pedophile present in a child’s life. The rest of the relationship is spent away from each other. There may be an occasional game or ice cream social together, but the reality is the attention you receive is while you are being abused. Many children misinterpret this and deem itContinue reading “Stoic and Distant”

Dog Day Dead

When we keep our stories locked up inside us, denying their validity, we do more than suffer; we perpetuate death. Death is the action of dying. Only telling the truth ends this cycle. Millions of abused people end up with diseases, illness and sickness of all kinds. Disabilities abound in the land of denial. BreakingContinue reading “Dog Day Dead”

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