Abusers! Previously Called Victims…

Abusers– previously called victims…
is my topic for today…
for children learn what they see and hear…
and may even experience it every day.
For when children hear yelling and cussing…
it becomes acceptable for them to do… Continue reading

Abusers…

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Abusers…
were once victims too…
for they lived with abuse…
so negativity is nothing new.
For when you never hear positive…
and all you do is wrong each day…
then you accept this defeat…
and treat others the same old way.
And when you are physically abused…
or even sexually abused too… Continue reading

Facing Those Who Hurt You

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Facing those who hurt you…
is not easy to do…
especially with children involved…
then comes grandchildren too.
For our natural instinct…
is to want to keep them away…
to protect children and grandchildren…
from the abuses experienced each day.
But our children grow up…
and as adults they can decide… Continue reading

Facing Goliath…

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Facing Goliath…

is what we all have to do…

with bitterness and resentment…

mixed with some fear and anger too. 

For the wounds of our pasts…

become hidden so deep within…

but it’s when Goliath comes again…

that more healing can actually begin.

For we have to face the giants…

that have somehow hindered our way… Continue reading

DV Awareness Day#25: Abuses and Addictions– As The Wheels Go Round and Round

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The old song, “The Wheels on the Bus” has been on my mind today and I just wanted to share some of the thoughts that came with that song.

Abuses and addictions…
have been my thoughts for the day…
and I want to share this message…
as this song in my head continues to play.
For this children’s song repeats…
as the lyrics in my head continually sound…
and I thought of many broken lives…
like “The wheels on the bus go round and round.”
For the cycle of abuse continues…
just like playing a repetitive song.
But the problem with this cycle…
is that it is devastatingly wrong.
And many face addictions…
from which they rise and fall again…
as they go round and round…
trying to bring their addiction to an end. Continue reading