Posts Tagged: domestic violence

Tragedy & Forgiveness

Airing May 29, 2017 Tragedy & Forgiveness Click for details   In “Turn to God with Carin,” Carin Jayne Casey reveals a portion of her personal testimony that is generally not shared. Why tell it? So others who are in domestic violence or have gotten out, but are still stuck in it emotionally can see… Read more »

Surgery

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 »

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 »

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 »

Domestic Abuse Beyond the Grave?

An abuser apparently figured out a way to continue abusing or harassing his victim’s family, long after he’d already killed his victim. The abuser and victim were husband and wife. He served time for the crime, but upon his death requested to be buried with his wife.Really? I didn’t realize a man would have rights… Read more »

Senseless Tragedy

  I’ve been greatly saddened in reading the recent Richmond Times-Dispatch stories about Stafford L. Shaw Sr., who killed his girlfriend and baby, then while trying to escape the police on I-295, hit another vehicle and ultimately caused two more fatalities before his own death. Shaw had been implicated in murder of a young pregnant… Read more »

NYSUM Extreme Makeover

You Can Make A Difference! If you want to help those who have suffered from domestic violence, there’s a wonderful way! Participate in the yearly New York School of Urban Ministry’s  (NYSUM) Extreme Makeover! If you missed it this year, plan to go 2016! Or you can otherwise help the effort. Many churches participate to… Read more »

EMT Proposes to Domestic Violence Survivor

In recognition of her work as a dating and domestic violence advocate since her recovery, Melissa Dohme was invited to throw out the first pitch at Monday night’s Tampa Bay Rays baseball game against the New York Yankees. The moment became even more exciting than she had expected when the baseball she was handed read… Read more »