Some say rape is about power. It has been said that when a woman is raped, her power is taken away. Not only is this notion erroneous, but it is what keeps many woman silent. The immense power within a woman cannot be destroyed. It can be hidden under scars that feel like they will last a lifetime. However, the lasting effects of rape can be mitigated by uncovering the power that may feel like it was cleverly concealed. So many survivors believe that they are alone on a journey. Their story may be theirs…but the journey belongs to everyone.
Bullied, beaten, neglected and raped, Lisa Long’s walk in the world would never be the same. Join us in watching this weeks episode of the Coffee & Christ show as Lisa shares with us the struggles she’s fought to overcome and how turning her life over to God gave her the peace that she so desperately needed.
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LC Smith rocked the house with his inspiring testimony HERE.
Jeremy Armstrong shared his struggle overcoming drug addiction HERE.
And Kevin Mosca shared his testimony: Giving God a Chance.
Calls for Men to Be Blindfolded in Public
In response to claims that men are unable to restrain themselves from committing rape if they see women in skimpy clothing, members of law enforcement agencies around the country have called for men to blindfold themselves when they are in places where they might encounter a female wearing a tank top or a short skirt.
I feel the simplest way to change my life is to change my mind about things, change my perception of how things are in my life. Continue reading The Aftermath of Rape – Healing My Mind