I denied the thought that I could have further complications from sexual abuse saying, “I’ve dealt with it, and I’m healed. There’s nothing more to talk about.” I was terrified to consider the residue of sexual abuse and how it had harmed me.
I’m not alone. Many survivors tend to minimize or dismiss the impact of their abuse by reasoning, “Oh it’s in the past. It’s no big deal.” Others deny that the sexual abuse took place at all. The pain is too deep and overwhelming to face. When the slightest reminder … Continue Reading ››
You are not alone.
Many women have been where you are--more than once. And they made it through. You will too. Whatever you are going through today will only serve to make you stronger, if you allow God to use it in your life to shape you and perfect you.
Satan, of course would love to use it to destroy you and cause you to quit. You may feel like there is no way you can survive this painful trial you are encountering, but I am here to say... in fact, we all … Continue Reading ››
Learn how to Overcome Fear
Good Job, Body
This year I’ve reached an age where my body is doing whatever it pleases. Despite all the abdominal crunches, applied wrinkle creams, swallowed Garcinia Cambogia pills, and douses of Miss Clairol products, what is—IS.
I’ve now come to realize that my body and the fat cells resident within, have become very close, dear friends. In fact, I’ve discovered they have a covenant relationship, much like the biblical relationship of Naomi and Ruth. You know, Where you go I will go; where you lodge I will lodge. Your people will be … Continue Reading ››