Category Archives: childhood abuse

Intimacy Issues






Do you struggle to love your kids, your spouse, your family & friends deeply? Are you hesitant to let others in to know you better and be closer to you? Boy, can I relate. But there’s hope for us. Continue reading




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Marvelous Mud-Pies






It was my 1st grade year, and the 1st time my singing talent was discovered. Fortunate for me, as I shook in my boots all the way to center stage, the lights blinded me to the point that I couldn’t … Continue reading




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A Patch From My Past/my faith-colored glasses testimony






When I was a kid, I had horrible eyesight. One eye was lazy, my right eye, so I had to wear a patch over my left eye for most of my first grade year. It was black like a pirate … Continue reading




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Review of Mary E. DeMuth's "Thin Places: A Memoir"






Some troubled souls search a lifetime for empathy, desperately needing to be understood. Of those “some,” some will hope for healing as well. Mary DeMuth’s memoir, Thin Places, succeeds in meeting a need toward that end. Its pages are lined … Continue reading




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A Patch from My Past






When I was a kid, I had horrible eyesight. One eye was lazy, my right eye, so I had to wear a patch over my left eye for most of my first grade year. It was black like a pirate … Continue reading




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