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Whose Truth?

Why does she wrestle guilt and doubt daily? Is she who she says she is? Is she real? Authentic? Can she trust her own opinions and intuition, or would she do well to have someone else make decisions for her? 971 more words

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I really wanted to write something about the Duggar scandal. I even looked into a note I published on Facebook in 2011 when the Penn State scandal broke out. 328 more words

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Paedophile Priests and the Current Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse -

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has been proceeding around Australia for the last two years. What is striking, as Historian and Australian Research Council Fellow, Tim Jones notes, is that the authorities deny any knowledge of the level of sexual abuse occurring within the walls of their institutions, or in the case of Aboriginal Missions, from amongst the missionaries. 200 more words

Childhood Sexual Abuse

The Guilt that Follows Me

I want to talk about guilt. Guilt is something that most survivors feel, including myself. I feel guilty for many things, even though I know I shouldn’t. 455 more words

Childhood Sexual Abuse

My Rambling Thoughts on the Duggar Situation

I don’t pray and I am not sure what I believe in. That being said, each night since this past Thursday, I go to bed and ask no one in particular to make me understand. 835 more words

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Finding The Light (Unanswered Questions)

I felt drawn to write this post ahead of some of the darker times in my life that I will touch more on later. I have been writing my blog for 4 weeks now and it’s unbelievable the amount of support there is and equal to the people I have found that I can help by telling my story of survival but even more than that is the amount of healing I’ve been able to do along the way. 2,151 more words

Why I'm Angry at the Duggars, Why God is Ok With That, And Why You Should Be Too.

I’m likely the least politically motivated person you will ever meet in your life. Seriously. I have absolutely no interest in politics whatsoever. I’m not a fan of arguing about which liar and manipulator I want to represent my interests but, primarily, I believe there are far more effective and productive ways to make a change in my community and my world. 1,239 more words