Children… and the Cycle of Abuse

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The cycle of abuse continues as children learn from parents and families. We have to change how we treat people so that our children will learn to treat all with love,  kindness, and respect… instead of with abuse so the cycle of abuse will be broken.

Children…
and the cycle of abuse.
They watch and hear…
and accept the misuse.
For it becomes normal…
and what they expect…
as they learn from abusers…
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Victim or Victorious~~A Message to Someone Who is Facing “Giants”

This is a message to someone who is struggling against the “giants” of this world. Remember to trust God through it all. Do not lean on your own understanding but stand in faith that He will take care of you…

As I was reading my Bible today, I was drawn to a portion of Numbers where Moses sent the 12 spies to spy out the “Land of Milk and Honey” that God had promised them. That portion made me think of my own life and the struggles that I have faced, as well as the many victims of abuse around the world.

So many of us face these “giants” and do not feel that we can overcome the obstacles in our path. We hesitate to advance to our own “land of milk and honey” that God has planned for us. We allow various fears to stop us instead of stepping boldly and claiming that we will win this battle Continue reading

NUMBERS… A Message to Victims

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NUMBERS… A message to victims:
I want to share a story in “Numbers”…
  12 men were sent to spy the land…
and report back any encumbers.

But only Joshua and Caleb,
did not fear the giants of the land.
For they knew that they would win,
with the Power of God’s Mighty Hand.

But the Israelites complained
claiming they would be victims in fear…
for they could only see the giants,
yelling, “how could God lead us here”.

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