Posts Tagged "Worth of the Abused"

What Voices Are You Listening To?

What Voices Are You Listening To?

What do you hear about yourself when you listen to your inner voice? Do you hear how wonderful, smart and strong you are? Or, do you hear a negative voice, one that says you are lazy, fat and stupid? Maybe…

A Garment of Praise

A Garment of Praise

Last year I shared a new method I learned of studying the Bible. I read a chapter of the Bible and write down everything that speaks to me. Then, I look at what I’ve written and discern what I think God…

God Values You Over Your Marriage

God Values You Over Your Marriage

I have recently finished a course on the Old Testament – so interesting! One of the things we studied closely was the 10 Commandments. I have looked at the 10 Commandments many, many times. But, this time, really studying them gave…

Why Do I Still Love My Abuser?

Why Do I Still Love My Abuser?

I speak to many abuse victims. They contact me to understand whether they really are being abused. They contact me to seek help in leaving their abusers. Some even contact me to ask me why they still love their abusers. This…

Your Worth Is Infinite

Your Worth Is Infinite

I hope you had a wonderful Christmas. In this lull between Christmas and New Year’s, I would love to share some thoughts about our worth in God’s eyes. This devotional was written by my friend Heather of Heart, Soul and…

Your New Name

Your New Name

Last year, I shared my experience beginning to take yoga. At that time, I shared that I was uncomfortable with the idea that yoga is often associated with Eastern religions. The class I was taking became more and more linked with…

Our Stories Matter

Our Stories Matter

One thing I’ve learned as a domestic violence advocate – every survivor’s story matters. Every time a victim survives the hell s/he’s lived through, it is another point in the “win” column. One more person who was not destroyed by…

Help for Sexual Assault

Help for Sexual Assault

Many women who have experienced domestic violence have also experienced some type of sexual assault, either in their adult relationship, or as a child. Though you may not have been forcibly raped, as a child you may have: Been exposed…