Tag Archives: Sexual Assault

Toxic Parents – How to Save Yourself

Sorting through all the old books I’ve read, I stumbled upon this one.

This book is, by far, the most helpful book I’ve ever read. It’s powerful in its approach with revolutionary insight. Insight that truly changed my perspective on my childhood pain in a lot of ways. I’m almost convinced the author was hiding in my closet when she wrote this book. Continue reading Toxic Parents – How to Save Yourself

Rape Trauma Syndrome: The Journey to Healing Belongs to Everyone

Rape Trauma Syndrome: The Journey to Healing Belongs to Everyone

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.

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Out of the Darkness into the Light

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.

Want more personal testimonies from the Coffee & Christ show?
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.

What If We Responded to Sexual Assault by Limiting Men’s Freedom Like We Limit Women’s?

Sexual Assault by Limiting Men’s Freedom Like We Limit Women’s?

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.

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God Was There

Posted by on Jan 13, 2013 in Shattered Features- Shattered Magazine

Kerri at 2 years old
Kerri at 2 years old

Nothing in this world seems more brutal, more unfair, and crueler than the abuse of a child.  Whether it’s child trafficking, child hunger, emotional, mental, physical, or sexual abuse, children are the most vulnerable among us.  For any decent human being, the stories of Satan’s work against our children churn our stomachs and fuel our rage.  It also fuels the questions of where is God and why does He allow even the children to suffer so?  If you have not faced this question from others or asked yourself the same, you are more than likely in the minority.

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