Chimes in My Inner Chamber

As I move through the lessons of healing, what consistently moves me on is the melody of God’s love for me. His songs rest in the deepest parts of me. I’ve struggled through some memories that very well could have debilitated my physical being. These are the ways we could remain prisoners to our past.Continue reading “Chimes in My Inner Chamber”

The Raging Waters of Injustice

Healing is not the lack of some good, righteous anger. In fact, it very much is the start of it. What do I mean? Anger that leads to malice, harm and revenge is not the anger I’m talking about. The anger that stirs in a human heart when it to sees the atrocities of injusticeContinue reading “The Raging Waters of Injustice”

Interview | Day of the Murder

I haven’t asked this before, but please share this link or the post for me: https://youtu.be/xXosFKPdJ68. I am posting this because there is unfinished business, because there is more than can be done and more that should be done. I want this 50-year-old cold case to gain traction, to bring some kind of justice toContinue reading “Interview | Day of the Murder”

Useless

Going back and asking your abusers to help you is about as much good as a wet match. I witnessed a murder. I watched a woman leave this planet. She took her last breathe while I was watching. That’s a wretched thing to leave undone. As I’ve written, my father’s best friend at the time,Continue reading “Useless”

The Persuasion of Punishment

“Why didn’t you tell somebody if your abuse was so bad?” These clever folks speak to you about something they know nothing of – being a child of severe sexual, physical and psychological abuse. Do they not understand the fear that was instilled into my little being? Not only was my body pierced by theContinue reading “The Persuasion of Punishment”

“Nuts” or “Sluts”

The Nuts or Sluts defense has been used for years in many women’s cases. Famously quoted by Woody Harrelson playing the attorney Bill White in North Country, he explains how this defense is often used to make a judge think that a woman is either crazy and made it up or that she’s a slutContinue reading ““Nuts” or “Sluts””