Join the chorus: Stitching up the seams

The wonderful woman in charge of the blog, Stitching up the Seams, has agreed to let me link to her story. Her story of sexual abuse has given me courage and let me know that I'm not alone. So, please hear what she has to say, and then take a look at the rest of her blog to learn more about her journey to healing. Her commitment to positivity is inspiring!Part 1 of her story is found here: SculpturePart 2 is found here: O God, the aftermathIf you have a story to share, let me know at mo … [Read more...]

Join the chorus: Teri’s story

A few days ago, I invited my readers to help me speak out against abuse. To be a choir of voices  for the voiceless (if you would like to be a voice, read my post "Join the chorus" for more information).Teri J responded to my post and gave me permission to share her story of emotional and mental abuse. I hope you'll take time to read her story below, and afterward check out her blogs: http://unexpectedroad.blogspot.com/ http://mymostfavoritethings.wordpress.com/.  I am a victim of emot … [Read more...]

By his stripes

Christ was pierced for my transgressions.  He was bruised for my sin...By his stripes I AM healed.How often I forget those words- those beautiful truths that I have had memorized since my AWANA Sparks days! It is time to remember:Christ's wounds cover my sin of lust. Satan comes to heaven with stones in his hand saying, "This woman commits adultery in her heart everyday. She would rather entertain these self-indulgent thoughts than wait on your perfect plan for sex. Someone must die for … [Read more...]

Another…

Disclaimer: I am sorry for my honesty about some controversial things, but I'm done with secrets and done with worrying about whether or not I should be so open about certain things. I went my whole life thinking I was the only one, and now that I know I'm not, I will do all I can to not let another person grow up feeling like "the only one."In between typing the very words you are reading, I must stop to wipe more blood off my arm- to erase another drop of shame from another possible scar … [Read more...]


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