Tag Archives: trauma

On Burning Bridges

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I have this weird love for bridges. It’s not about the beauty or the stucture, really, but more about them being good places to hide – to go and sit beneath near the water where one cannot be easily found … Continue reading

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The Longest Night

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Nineteen years ago I sat on the shores of this beautiful place while the fairytale I had written started unraveling and torrents of pain and destruction rushed through my beautiful life, destroying everything I thought I had. Nineteen years. That’s … Continue reading

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Scripture Prayers for the Physical Deliverance of Captives

These prayers have now been updated and split into two separate posts: Prayers for the Physical Deliverance of Captives and Prayers for Restoration.  Please refer to this page for more info. Sometimes we are praying for the physical deliverance of … Continue reading

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Seen But Never Known

Warning: Ugly honesty and not a whole lot of hope here in this post. If you are struggling today, please do not read this. I couldn’t stand it if I knew that my words pushed a hurting heart into a … Continue reading

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Chronicles of Hope: Advent

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Leaking out some of the words I have spilled onto these pages – grasping for hope, without having the strength I needed to actually hit “publish” – because, what if these hopes penned here don’t pan out?  This one I … Continue reading

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How to Pray Effectively – Part 2

I’ve been working on expanding the list of prayers I first posted in How To Pray Effectively for Trafficking Survivors. These scripture based prayers are the ones that my husband has prayed over me relentlessly this year, as prayer has, … Continue reading

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Chronicles of Hope: Finding Promise in a Broken Mess

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It’s no secret that I love the ocean. It is where I can breathe and find Him in the midst of dark, overwhelming battles that I can’t seem to win. When I can’t find Him there, I go there and … Continue reading

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