Monthly archive for ‘ November, 2013 ’

Moved by Mercy

20th November 2013 | 0 Comments

The lyrics of “Moved by Mercy” are familiar for many abuse survivors. Nightmares are a part of PTSD and adults who were sexually abused as children are survivors of war to be certain. I can’t count how many times both night and day, I have wished I could go back and hold the child who was […]


The Strength of the Butterfly

18th November 2013 | 2 Comments

Butterflies are an amazing symbol of the good on this journey of healing. Perhaps the most obvious and often reffered to is it’s beauty.  They are also very frequently associated with old things becoming new again. Rarely are they referenced for their strength, seeming so delicate and fragile. To even experience life, a butterfly has a very difficult battle to […]


For Supportive Friends

15th November 2013 | 0 Comments

For this Find-Out-Friday I wanted to help you find a way to thank your supportive friends. I share with you a compassionate and informative letter from  a book written by Dr. Dan B Allender  The Wounded Heart, Hope for Adult Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse, is the first Christian book I have read on the subject. So far […]


Beauty Will Rise

13th November 2013 | 0 Comments

Steven Curtis Chapman wrote this incredible song out of the excruciating pain of losing his beloved daughter, Maria, to a freak accident. It is composed with the verse from Isaiah that I use for this website. I am sure he would be blessed to know how much his words are helping others in various tragedies and heartbreaks. […]


Volunteering to Relieve Suffering

11th November 2013 | 0 Comments

suf·fer v. suf·fered, suf·fer·ing, suf·fers v.intr. 1. To feel pain or distress; sustain loss, injury, harm, or punishment. 2. To tolerate or endure evil, injury, pain, or death.3.  To allow, especially by reason of indifference. Each day we must decide which side we are on. Do we come to the aide of the suffering, or do we walk […]


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