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lifesaver Just Show Up – Strangers in the Night (Healing those in Need)

I’ve been a bit preoccupied with the new headquarters but not preoccupied enough to recognize when God is blatantly putting someone in my path who is in need. Friday at 4am I was headed to my weekly adoration hour ( for those who are new to my blog I have dedicated an hour to prayer every Friday morning at 4am for the past 8 years ) and the roads were deserted. With sleepy... Read More

support survivors Just Show Up – Child Abuse Article (Healing in Prevention)

We are nearing the end of Child Abuse Prevention month and Sexual Assault Awareness. I had the honor of being a part of an important article written in The Daily Parent eMagazine. Please check it out here:  Child Abuse Victims Speak Out! This month has been full of blessings and I am currently still knee deep in painting but we should be finished today!  More pictures and... Read More

Survived Just Show Up – Survived To Tell (Healing from the past)

Today I am going to feature another Survivor Story in response to Sexual Assault Awareness and Child Abuse Prevention Month.  This young woman contacted me a few years back and I’ve had the privilege of ‘witnessing’ her growth and healing journey through email updates and such over the years.  Her story is one of resilience and will encourage others,... Read More

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