Studies for the Journey

What is a Safety Plan?

What is a Safety Plan?

I have been talking about what to do if you decide you are being abused. One of the most important things to do is to get information. One of the best places to get this information is to call the…

How Do You Know When You Are Being Abused?

How Do You Know When You Are Being Abused?

     One of the hardest things about verbal abuse is figuring out if you are being abused. That was my biggest problem. I didn’t have any bruises or broken bones to point to. My husband was so good at turning every argument around that…

Are Women Called to Obey Their Husbands?

Are Women Called to Obey Their Husbands?

It happened again. I spoke to a female abuse victim whose husband took Bible verses that were originally meant to protect women, and instead, used them to hurt her. Women are called to submit to their husbands in Ephesians 5:22. Often,…

Must We Submit to Abuse?

Must We Submit to Abuse?

An abuser will often tell his Christian wife that she must “submit to” or “obey” him when he treats her with disrespect or abuse. But what does the bible say? Ephesians 5:21 – 33 is one of the places in…

You Are God’s Daughter – III

When you think of the story of Eve being created by God, what do you think of? Maybe you think of her coming out of Adam’s rib. Maybe you think about Adam and Eve being naked and not being ashamed….