Tag Archives: Spiritual Abuse

New Possibilities

2015 is upon me.  A new year full of possibilities.  Right now I am struggling to overcome my fear of the unknown.  I’ve never been very good at dealing with the unknown.  I have a confession.  Sometimes, when it’s apparent … Continue reading

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Discovering me

I have been struggling with a myriad of memories this past week, all of them competing for my attention.  Memories of the two previous times that I left my husband.  Me, desperately trying to make our marriage work.  Memories of … Continue reading

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Unexpected kindness

I received an unexpected phone call last week.  It was from one of the ladies that I sit next to at church.  Bev called to find out if everything was okay because she hadn’t seen me in a couple of weeks. … Continue reading

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Breaking Ties

I sat in my apartment on Sunday rather than going to church. On one hand, I long for fellowship with other Christians. On the other hand, I can’t bear to hear the same trite sermons. Feel the disapproval for leaving my … Continue reading

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Effective Immediately

I walked into the church.  It was my second time here, and I was bit unsure of myself. I don’t generally do well in new social situations, so I was slightly nervous.  Okay, maybe a little more than slightly.  However, I really liked the … Continue reading

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Betrayed

I stood over the bathroom  sink trying to get ready for bed as quiet as I could.  My unsteady hands dropped the contact lens.  I took a deep breath.  I had to keep it together and not let him get to … Continue reading

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The Breakup

My teenagers and I have been on our own for 5 months now.  Although I’m stressed about money, leaving my husband was the best thing I’ve ever done.  I never thought I’d have the strength to do it.  And here … Continue reading

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