Years ago I hated Mother's Day. The search for a card was the worst. A card that didn't say: "Mom, you're the greatest," "I adore you, Mom," "Mother, you're the best ever!" And Hallmark had plenty more I ignored and didn't buy until I felt guilty. The verses and kudos didn't fit the mother I … Continue reading Mother’s Day and My Memoir
Today I am pleased to join Gwen Plano on her blog, From Sorrow to Joy--Perfect Love. Last week Gwen visited me, and now I have the privilege of visiting Gwen. I hope you'll come over and read my post and take a look around Gwen's blog.Silenced Voices of Abused Children A little spoken of tragedy … Continue reading Silenced Voices of Abused Children
Today I have the pleasure and honor of welcoming Anne Peterson, author of Broken: A Story of Abuse and Survival. Anne has graciously prepared a post recalling how she came to write Broken and what the process of that writing was like. As I prepared Anne's post for publication, I was struck by many of her words and their … Continue reading In the Rubble by Anne Peterson, Guest
Today my guest is Kathy Pooler, author of Ever Faithful to His Lead: My Journey Away from Emotional Abuse. My review of Kathy's memoir is here. As part of her WOW! Women on Writing blog tour, Kathy shares her thoughts and beliefs about writing as a pathway to healing. Join us in the comment section to share your own thoughts … Continue reading Writing as a Pathway to Healing by Guest Kathy Pooler
Victims of domestic abuse include men and women, husbands and wives, grandparents, children, the elderly, employers and employees, wealthy and poor, and more.Even if you are not the one abused, the atmosphere of abuse and violence impacts your life, sometimes forever. Lately much has been reported and debated by everyone via social media, newsprint, and TV … Continue reading Who Are Victims of Domestic Abuse?