Anger And Yelling In The Home

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Anger and yelling in the home…
breaks many souls in their youth…
for they live under a dark cloud…
where bitterness is their root.
For when nothing is positive…
and no encouragement is given…
then many fail to thrive in life… Continue reading

Inward Destruction

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Inward destruction…
is what many victims receive…
as they internalize the abuses…
and the lies they then believe.
For they begin to feel unworthy…
as they’ve been repeatedly beat down…
losing hope for a better tomorrow…
then various levels of depression can be found.
And then forms of self-destruction…
for many becomes a way of life…
with drugs, over-eating, or even cutting…
becoming their way to deal with strife. Continue reading

DV Awareness Day #10: The Cycle of Abuse Like Moving Lines in the Sand

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As we bring awareness to domestic violence this month, remember that even Elijah cried out to the Lord and declared, “It is enough. O Lord!”

The cycle of abuse…
is like moving lines in the sand
as it begins a little at at time…
but too many just don’t understand.
For we “draw lines in the sand”
but then move them again and again…
as the abuses increase…
and the cycle of abuse begins.
For it starts with the “honeymoon”
where the behavior seems to be great…
then our line gets crossed…
but they apologize for their “mistake”. Continue reading