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support survivors Sexual Abuse & Josh Duggar – A Mistake?? Let’s ask the VICTIMS

Over the Holiday weekend I’ve had time to reflect on the many articles and newscasts I’ve managed to see with the limited internet connection I had while on a family camping trip. Many of you have emailed or messaged me on Facebook asking for my two cents on this horrific revelation of a family that has burrowed their way into many hearts across the United States. Josh... Read More

light of God Just Show Up – Who to Trust? (Healing in His Light)

“Close your eyes and imagine you are standing at the peak of a mountain. All around you the light seems to have faded to gray, darkness¬†lurks at the edges threatening¬†to close in and steal your senses. It was a journey to reach that peak, your body is weary with fatigue, there is an ache in your heart and an urge to simply lay down and allow the darkness to wash over... Read More

life is good Just Show Up – Appreciating Life (Healing Takes Recognition)

“I don’t like this,” Seth squirmed in the passenger seat, “I probably won’t see many of my friends again once we leave.” Seth is about to ‘graduate’ from 8th grade at a private school he has attended since pre-K 3 and even before when he was with a few other kids in a daycare on campus while I worked as a youth minister in the... Read More

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