I’m having an amazing journey! After struggling, with much frustration most of last year – because my back was not receiving needed results from physical therapy, chiropractic, massage & other efforts – my doctor ordered an MRI. Oh no! MRI results revealed surgery was without doubt in my future, no real choice about it… Jesus… Read more »

Who is Carin Jayne Casey?

Several readers have asked me to share more about my background and I’m happy to do so. Many of you already know me, but for those who are new and just discovering my website, Facebook page, and books – welcome! I hope that you find inspiring, helpful information that will help you live a more… Read more »

What Do You Concentrate On?

What do you concentrate on? We have so much to be thankful for as we approach Thanksgiving, including our loved ones, jobs, and health… But our enemies – especially recently, with the horrific attacks in France – want us to concentrate on fear! I am impressed with a recent article (posted 11/22/2015) I read in the Richmond Times Dispatch,… Read more »

SCARS Making a Difference

I’m very happy to be a part of this wonderful organization. S.C.A.R.S. – Second Chance At Renewing Self, LLC – is an outstanding organization. It is a for-profit social enterprise, founded by Sonja Holt in 2013. Sonja overcame domestic violence and wanted to help others who face the challenges of domestic violence too. We focus on… Read more »

A Generous and Unexpected Gift!

As a survivor of domestic violence throughout my life, I have faced a variety of emotional and physical challenges. One of them involved my nose. Because of the many nose breaks, one nostril was nearly 100% blocked, and I don’t remember when I may’ve had the sense of smell. Slightly less than three weeks ago, I finally had (deviated… Read more »

How Am I to React?

Sunday morning I planned to come downstairs, fix a cup of tea and bring my geriatric sweetheart (our female lap-dog) out onto the front porch with me to enjoy some quiet time before my husband got up. Her room is also the laundry room, and when I opened her door, I found that she had… Read more »

Healing the Hurt 2015

Please join me at this Event: Healing the Hurt 2015 – October 3, 2015 at 5:30 pm Communities coming together, taking a stand against Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse.

My Story

  Introduction to My Story by Carin Jayne Casey My first childhood memory was of my mother screaming hysterically, while she beat me in the head with her fists. My little sister watched, terrified. My father sat in the other room and did nothing. Decades later, I met an attractive, charismatic man who was intensely… Read more »

Words of Encouragement

Writing is my passion and I am so blessed to have the opportunity to share stories and information to help others. Not only do I enjoy the art of writing – but I am committed to helping women and children who are victims of abuse and who are working through the emotions and scars that… Read more »