This month I had the pleasure of speaking with Denise Walker, founder of Hope-in-Christ ministries. Throughout this exclusive interview we realized that we had more in common than we had originally thought. Denise and I were co-authors in the anthology, "Unraveling the Layers: Memoirs of a Wounded Soul." We talked candidly about topics that are often taboo or attached to stigma: child abuse, molestation, teenage pregnancy, and redemption. God's grace is enough to cover all of that and more. We are living witnesses to that! With April being Sexaul Assault Awareness and Child Abuse Prevention Month, it was important for us to unite in this way to not only spread information and education, but hope that despite what may have happened to you, the Lord has a way of working it all out for your good!Read More
I want to celebrate my one year bloggerversary with you, my loyal subscribers and supporters with a giveaway! A few months ago, God brought Hebrews 11:1 to my mind and the vision of “Faith It Til I Make It #notbymyown came to fruition. I now have apparel and accessories to remind you to keep the faith to our faithful God. Here are the giveaway details: Send me your testimony on how your faith has sustained you. A paragraph will suffice. The winner of the giveaway will receive a FREE “Faith It Til I Make It #notbymyown" tshirt and their testimony will be featured on my testimonials page for others to be encouraged.Read More
Yes, I was a victim of abuse on more than one occasion and by more than one person claiming to love me.
Now, I am a survivor who has committed her life to sharing about the redeeming power of God’s mercy and grace. Sounds good right, but HOW did I get here? I can honestly say that I didn’t get here on my own. God put people, resources, and a way of escape in my journey towards freedom and healing. It was up to me to accept them and for a while, I refused to.Read More