DON’T SPEAK!

Each time I hear the question asked “why can’t you just get over it!” I cringe, yes my stomach churns, these three words  ‘get over it!‘ triggers a less than pleasant response. I’ve garnered support and established new friendships with a few ladies I will respectably refer to as ‘age-ables’, and though our chance meetings […]

Pained

“A life lived in constant pain, suppressing hurts and misinterpreted shame is no life lived at all!” (LHR)   I hurt for you! I cry for you! My heart breaks and bleeds for you!   I wonder, how many people have died taking with them secrets that drove them to an early grave? Secrets that […]

My First Born… I prayed…

         OH I PRAYED FOR YOU!  At a point where I was lost and loosing hope, I prayed for you, I needed an anchor, something secure to hold on to, unbeknownst to many, preparing mentally to bid the world adieu but God knowing my thoughts, foreseeing intent granted my hearts desire, He […]

I STILL STRUGGLE…

“I may not be where I want to be, but thank God I am not where I used to be.” – Joyce Meyer Merriam Webster Dictionary defines Self-Esteem as having respect for yourself and your abilities. The definition of Respect – a feeling of admiring someone or something that is good, valuable, important etc, or feeling or […]

SPEAK!!! 

I wonder who thought it was a good idea to force a CHILD into covering the fact they’re being sexually abused?!!  How could anyone think a CHILD harboring such a secret, carrying that pain and worst the shame of an adult breeching trust barriers would result in a CHILD being unscathed mentally and emotionally?!  I […]

Protect your children!…

Parents! It’s easier to not place your child/ren in compromising and  uncomfortable situations than it is to have to ask if something happened or someone touched them inappropriately!  Be advised: It matters not how (us) parents believe we have a bond, great speaking relationship or that our children shares or tells us everything. The fragile, […]