I had just moved 856 miles away from my family, escaping 13 years of sexual abuse. I was 22 years old, standing alone, raw and lost to say the least. Love was not something I ever knew, it was something I’d never been shown. I was stifling years of pain, staring down scars, scars embedded in my soul. Continue reading HIDDEN AMONGST THE RUBBLE
We all have to set boundaries for ourselves. It’s very important. Boundary setting is not about getting other people to change. It is about deciding what you are prepared to tolerate and then communicating those limits firmly and consistently.
Original Air Date: December 2, 2013
The TRUTH… Would you rather have people be brutally honest with you, or would you rather have people “beat around the bush” and sugarcoat things when you’re asking for their advice??? I totally believe that shooting people straight is the greatest form of respect there is but not everyone agrees. Check out “Truth Be Told” on the Coffee & Christ Show.
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When I hear the conversations about how rough this winter has been, I think, we’ve seen worse. Then, I have to pause and remember that so many of those in the conversations were not here for those winters I remember. Continue reading Without the Experience