Your Arms of Strength and Love

As we end this month of Sexual Abuse Awareness, I offer one final prayer/poem. “Your Arms of Strength and Love” was birthed in a very vivid dream–one in which I feel quite certain that I encountered God. It flows from a time of emotional abuse at the hands of an employer. Fifteen years out from […]

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the balm of gilead

April has been a time of journey for me through this land of blogging. I am grateful to all who have accompanied me as I shared various prayers and poems created from the hearts and voices of many who perceive themselves as voiceless. I hope these writings have given sound to both the sadness and the […]

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For my child…

I believe today’s reflection speaks for itself… my darling daughter it is years since that bastard raped you. do you still feel the pain of betrayal and used-ness? how can you not? or am I not capable of moving beyond this indignity done to you, my flesh and blood my beautiful little girl. I know […]

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Restore to Wholeness…

The Parish at which I minister has a lively, tiny group composed of two women. Our mission is to raise awareness around the difficult topics of Domestic and Sexual Violence. We began this effort seven or eight years ago.  Throughout that time we have sponsored a Take Back the Night Event, various film/discussions, prayer services, […]

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