Monthly archive for ‘ September, 2010 ’

Staying in the Moment

13th September 2010 | 0 Comments

You know God is really trying to get a point across when He repeats itself over several times in a day. For example, about a month after the rapes I had become suicidal, having lost all hope of ever “getting over” it. Well, I facilitate a GriefShare group on Wednesday evenings and hadn’t been in awhile […]

High Prices of Assault

10th September 2010 | 0 Comments

Each day I seem to find something else that being raped has cost me. I share this not to be pitied, but to bring even more awareness to the problem, the aftermath, and possible ways that we can help each other when someone we know is sexually assaulted. The first loss to grieve was that […]

Fitly Spoken

9th September 2010 | 0 Comments

I was reminded of a quote from my pastor’s sermon this weekend that is so appropriate for my last post, so I wanted to share it.             ‘Tact is saying the right thing,                                                at the right time,                                                           in the right way.” A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold       In settings of […]

A Friend’s Compassion

8th September 2010 | 0 Comments

A very precious friend sent me this email after reading my blog posts. She cried while writing it and  I cried while reading it. I felt as if we were sitting face to face sharing the moment. Her brilliantly compassionate words are something every survivor needs to hear, so please share at least some of these words with someone […]

Numb Heart Beat

7th September 2010 | 0 Comments

I found this quote from a 16year old girl named Justyce: I feel so numb.. like I can’t find my heart beat. I wonder if she realizes how deep her statement is, that it applies both to the physical and the emotional?

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