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Not Silent, Not Alone

Amy Daumit suffered in an abusive relationship for nearly 20 years. Today she works to help people find a different way. By:  Christiana Lilly Publish Date: Jan. 27, 2017 The Forget Me Not flower is a small, unassuming blue bloom, named for the mission not to forget the suffering, the poor and the needy. This… Continue reading Not Silent, Not Alone

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Holiday Disenchantment

Thanksgiving has come and gone and Christmas is only a day away. December has always been a bitter-sweet month for me. Actually, the entire holiday season from Thanksgiving to New Years. I don’t fully understand why this is, but I have some theories. December was always that time of year when I was ultimately forced… Continue reading Holiday Disenchantment

domestic violence · healing

And Then Life Flipped…

I find that more and more time passes between blog posts.  On a good note, it is because a lot of things are happening that keep me busy.  In my last two posts, I talked about how frustrated I was with life, how events had triggered me and depression had reared its ugly head.  I… Continue reading And Then Life Flipped…

domestic violence · growth · healing

Why is this happening to me?

“Why is this happening to me?” It is the question of self-doubt and self-pity. The question of a victim. Asking this question is the realization that we don’t have control over our lives and lacking the faith required to be ok with that. This question is the bane of my existence.   It haunts me… Continue reading Why is this happening to me?

domestic violence · growth

Triggers and Change

Once again, I’ve been quietly lost in my own world. I’ve slacked at writing as my mind has been full and processing change. Change…I really hate change, especially the unplanned kind. Several days ago, I wrote the following piece. I’ve sat on it, debating whether to share it with you all. I want to be… Continue reading Triggers and Change

domestic violence · Upcoming Events

October, a Memoir, and a Birthday (Oh My!)

October is almost here. Crisp air, fall leaves, apples, and cider…well, if you don’t live in South Florida that is. But one can dream, right? October ushers in more than fall, however. It is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a time to stop for a moment and reflect on how Domestic Violence affects us all; individually,… Continue reading October, a Memoir, and a Birthday (Oh My!)