Your Reactions to Abuse Are Not Abuse

I was on a tour bus in Mexico when out of the corner of my eye, I noticed them arguing quietly. It escalated quickly. I’m not sure whose phone it was, but he wrestled it from her hands as she cried out in pain. It took him all of three seconds to do. He remained... Continue Reading →

Reframe: Day 4 (Brokenness)

"But I am a worm, and not human; scorned by others, and despised by the people. All who see me mock at me; they make mouths at me, they shake their heads; ‘Commit your cause to the Lord; let him deliver—let him rescue the one in whom he delights!’... ...I am poured out like water,... Continue Reading →

A Time to Walk Through the Dark Woods

Much of my life has been lived in a state of grief. Some of it has simply happened, some of it I have caused or contributed to. Divorce. Stepmom-hood. Loss. Depression. Change. Grief is mostly un-fun and it's pain, and avoiding painful un-fun things is sometimes my favourite. So it built up.  It's been a... Continue Reading →

To the One Being Abused

Too often within Christianity, abuse is seen as a grey area. Should she just be more submissive? Is he feeling disrespected? What KIND of abuse are we talking about here? Is he really abusive, or is he just a jerk? These kinds of questions cast doubt on people who have already been conditioned to doubt... Continue Reading →

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