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speak life Just Show Up – Being Heard (Part 3 of an Incest Survivor’s Journey to Healing)

Looking back I realized I never fully processed what happened that day at my grandfather’s memorial service. The next day I wrote a short paragraph about traveling another 11 hours home and how Heather was the perfect person to be with me on this trip. But I didn’t write what I felt about having my voice. It’s been two years {now three as of May 2016} since... Read More

image Just Show Up – Day of Reckoning (Part 2 of an Incest Survivor’s Journey to Healing)

  *This is a revisiting of the journey I took to ‘put the final nail’ in my abuser’s coffin…* —————————————- I figured today I would blog as I could, give you the range of my emotions.  Right now it’s 7:37am and after a very fitful night of sleep I am hearing Martina... Read More

nails Just Show Up (Revisited) – The Final Nail in the Coffin (Part I of an Incest Survivor’s Journey)

Because we have finished REDEEMED and I left off with the discovery of the memories with my grandfather, I felt some you might be interested in reading about the journey I took to his memorial service and have my ‘voice’. ~~~~~~~~ “Your grandfather died at 10:10pm.”  the text read.  It was 3:45am and I’d just woken up to go to my Friday 4:00am... Read More

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