Posts Tagged "Worth of the Abused"

Come as You are

Come as You are

Merry Christmas my friends. Some of you are joyous today, and others intensely sad.  No matter how you are feeling, I’d love to share a beautiful song with you. It is Crowder’s latest song, Come as You Are*. It perfectly describes…

Live at Peace

Live at Peace

Jesus came to earth so we could live at peace with God and with others. A victim of domestic violence can be at peace with God, but she* will never be able to be at peace with her abuser. Paul…

Helping Teens with Relationship Abuse

Helping Teens with Relationship Abuse

Teens can experience violence in their relationships, as well as adults. Today I would like to highlight a different organization in three countries that focuses on helping teens. In the United States, in New York City, the Center Against Domestic Violence (CADV)…

Holidays Are Painful for the Abused

Holidays Are Painful for the Abused

The holidays can be extra painful for victims of domestic violence. All around you are images of happy people sitting by cozy fires opening gifts together, or gathered around a table laden with wonderful food. There are parties to attend…

How Can We Fight Human Trafficking?

How Can We Fight Human Trafficking?

What is human trafficking?  It is a criminal activity in which human beings are treated as possessions to be controlled and exploited; such as being forced into prostitution or involuntary labor. A simpler definition – human trafficking is modern-day slavery….

Tattoos and Violence

Tattoos and Violence

My husband and I have a heart for Human Trafficking victims. When we were in Central America last month, we had the opportunity to meet some women who had been rescued out of Sex Trafficking. They are now involved in…

How Should We Raise Our Daughters?

How Should We Raise Our Daughters?

Today, I would like to talk about how we can raise our daughters so they won’t be victims of domestic violence and rape. I will begin by talking about different ways people can view the problem of domestic violence in…

A Journey Through Emotional Abuse

A Journey Through Emotional Abuse

God walked with me for 7 years to help me write a book for abuse victims called A Journey Through Emotional Abuse: From Bondage to Freedom. I wrote the book primarily for women suffering from emotional abuse in their marriages,…

Don’t Cover It Up

Don’t Cover It Up

Many of you may have seen a video created by British make-up artist Lauren Luke called “How to Look Your Best the Morning After”. Here is the link. Ms. Luke made this video in partnership with the UK’s Refuge hotline,…

How About Some Good News?

How About Some Good News?

Dealing with domestic violence often means hearing sad stories. Today I would like to share some good news. These stories are found on the PADV (Partnership Against Domestic Violence) website. Here is the link. PADV’s mission is to end the crime…