IHOP: Is Your Church a Safe Place?

The church is to be a safe place.  It is to be a place where love, encouragement, fellowship, spiritual growth and healing is supposed to occur yet in many churches there is abuse at all levels.  What has been released about IHOP (The International House of Prayer) is completely disturbing and I pray these women […]

Don’t Let Depression Win!

Don’t let depression win in your life!  Probably one of the most common denominators amongst women who have gone through or are going through trauma is depression.  Whether it’s a divorce you are dealing with, abandonment issues or abuse, there is hope.  When we feel helpless, it pushes us into a state of hopelessness and […]

Have You Experienced Narcissists in Your Life? 

Have you experienced narcissists in your life? Or do you even understand what a narcissist looks like?  It’s not that hard to identify this personality dysfunction once you know all the character flaws. It is very prevalent in our society.  I can guarantee you have at least one person in your life that has this […]

It’s a New Year!  What Does It Hold For You?

It’s a New Year!  Are you excited?  I don’t know about you, but I do enjoy “firsts”.  When I was younger, I always loved the first day of school or the first day of a new job and even the first day of the year.  It was a time to feel like you can have […]

It’s a New Year!  What Does it Hold For You?

I don’t know about you, but I do enjoy “firsts”.  When I was younger, I always loved the first day of school or the first day of a new job and even the first day of the year.  It was a time to feel like you can have a “fresh start.”  But what I’ve learned […]

Healing From Trauma and Being Unsupported!

The pain one goes through as they are being healed from trauma can be enough.  Then to add not having the support of family and friends can compound the pain.  Sometimes it just adds fuel to the fire that is already burning out of control.  But don’t let that keep you from moving forward.  There […]

Why Is God Not Answering?

Have you had those times in your life when God seems silent?  Your praying, petitioning and sometimes begging but no answer.  When I had those times in the past, I thought God didn’t care or was mad at me and I lived with the lie for many years.  You might think it’s not a lie […]

Taking Responsibility for Your Choices!

We live in a society where people do not want to take responsibility for their choices.  They want to pass the buck, find someone who is at fault or responsible for their situation or just want someone to be responsible for what has happened in their life.  We just seem to find it hard to […]

Are You Emotionally Prepared for the Holidays?

It’s so hard to believe that Thanksgiving, Christmas and Hannukah are right around the corner.   It will be here before we know it.  I LOVE the Holidays.  I love the cooking, family and friends time, and of course the gift giving. What Holidays Should Be! Holidays are supposed to be joyful times with family […]

When Betrayed, Who Do We Trust?

Betrayal is such a difficult thing to overcome because we are usually betrayed by some one we know, love and have trusted.  It breaks our ability to then feel safe in our environment.  We withdraw, make a vow that we will take care of ourselves, to only find that life gets more and more difficult […]