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Get The 19 Brain Skills That Will Change Your Life

Get The 19 Brain Skills That Will Change Your Life

It was all so sudden. He had the barrel of a gun pressed into the side of my head. He made me lie face down on the floor of our master bedroom. He demanded to know when others in the household were due to be back. Frantically I raced in my mind to think of […]

One Big Way To Try To Stay Peaceful

One Big Way To Try To Stay Peaceful

To be honest, there are times when denial seems a lot more comfortable.  I do dream of taking a trip down ‘de Nile. Ahhh, maybe it will happen someday. To keep the peace, rather than being peacemakers seems so much easier.  If denial wasn’t living a lie(s) then lets face it, wouldn’t we all want […]

Can We Really Change Ourselves and Our Communities?

Redeem the Silence; an Unintended Journey By Sherrill Nielsen, MA, MFT Rape tore apart my well-planned life and shattered my Christian family. Now, as a therapist with years of professional experience and personal process behind me, I’ve written as a survivor to a survivor, and to her family and faith community. Because survivors of sexual […]

Presidential Campaign

Hi all, I am not highly opinionated when it comes to politics.  I do find it completely fascinating that there is a current contest over abortion/rape/pregnancy/what defines rape. I have to wonder if either Obama or Romney has ever really studied what defines rape. By the way, Redeem The Silence; An Unintended Journey is now […]

Notice the Difference Language Makes

The following if from The Message translation of the Bible.  It is Deuteronomy 27:20-23. I read this passage this passage this morning and was really surprised and saddened by the use of the word sex.  I will quote again the same passage from The King James Version. Then I will do a bit of translating […]

Updated Statistics, George Mason University

“In the United States: It is estimated that one in three American women will be sexually assaulted in her lifetime. 89% of sexual assaults are committed by someone the victim knows. For every sexual assault reported to the police, between three and 10 to unreported. A woman is sexually assaulted every two to three minutes […]