Tag Archives: trauma

When Tears are Prayers and Words Won’t Come

I’ve been exceedingly humbled by the response I’ve received to the Red X post. I’m so grateful to those who are reading it, sharing it, and who are willing to hear this hard word. In some cases, I know my … Continue reading

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Not Gonna Lie

I am supremely stressed.  I have come back out of the land of scary dissociative episodes and overwhelming, nasty, unwanted memories back into the realm of functioning, but only by force.  It doesn’t work – this whole thing where life … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Time

Once upon a time there was a girl who wandered the earth.  She had no past, and no future.  She had never existed before in time or space, except for in the present.  Each new day came as a surprise … Continue reading

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Grace in a Mountain Cave

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Tonight I write for me.  I write to remember the gifts that God gave me in my childhood and in my healing.  I write because I am struggling and I need to remember.  I write to acknowledge that dissociation is … Continue reading

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Sacred Stories

I continue to choose to blog anonymously for many reasons.  One of the benefits of this is that I never have to consider what “so and so” is thinking about me now that they know something I just wrote about … Continue reading

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About Trust, Whatever that Means…..

Well, I said a few posts back that I was going to try to be open about this season I’m in.  I don’t like it.  At all.  It’s one of those times when God has decided that I’ve lived long … Continue reading

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How to Pray Effectively for Trafficking Survivors

As a survivor of child sex trafficking, if you asked me to name just one thing that made the most difference in my healing, I would tell you that it was prayer. In fact, I wouldn’t blink an eye while … Continue reading

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