Church Hurt: Moving on in Peace without Losing my Faith

For years I tried to balance out not getting therapy with doing religious activities in a sisterhood of churches I attended for almost a decade. The last of these churches I attended before leaving the organization entirely was always active in some way. Small group bible lessons on fridays, church on sundays, one on oneContinue reading “Church Hurt: Moving on in Peace without Losing my Faith”

Homicides and Suicides: Lessons Learned from Victims of Violent Deaths

I had a mental breakdown as I sat at my desk in February of 2020, breaking down into tears and unable to put my hands on the key board, let alone turn on the computer. I prayed and asked God to help me make it to May, because I won’t even make it through March. Continue reading “Homicides and Suicides: Lessons Learned from Victims of Violent Deaths”

Learning from My Mother’s Death

People often commented on how strong I am to have gone through so much. But I became strong because I often had to be, not because I wanted to be. I pushed through the pain. I sucked it up, dried my tears and kept it moving. I’ve always done that. It’s the 1st survival techniqueContinue reading “Learning from My Mother’s Death”