Honored to have the opportunity to share my story on #OurVoiceMatters with Altovise Pelzer. Click the title below to read the blog post.
If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please CALL 911.
For crisis and counseling services, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 or TTY 1-800-787-3224.
Hotline advocates are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year to provide confidential crisis intervention, safety planning, information and referrals to agencies in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
(Posted with permission by Prophetess Pamela D. Hardge)
Bored! Cabin Fever! Ready to Get Out of the House! No, I’m good!
Life has definitely changed from how it once was with having the freedom to go wherever we wanted whenever we wanted to now being in a place of social distancing due to COVID-19. For people who like being on the go, sheltering-in-place may be a challenge for them. For others, being at home and working from home is perfectly fine. If they had their way, it would be their choice to continue working from home and it wouldn’t bother them one bit.[Read more…]
When thinking of and considering vulnerable populations, do the victims of domestic violence come to mind? They should. Do the children who are now required to stay at home because of school closing, come to mind? They should.
While some may see social distancing as an opportunity to have “me time” and get some things in order, others are faced with the daily cruel reality of being forced to stay at home with their abuser. In addition to being isolated from the experience of going to work, or their abuser going to work, victims are at increased danger within the confines of their homes.[Read more…]
Roses Are Beautiful, But They Still Have Thorns
Roses are beautiful, but they do have thorns.
Roses are beautiful but handled incorrectly, the stem will cause pain.
We are all roses! We are all beautiful! Yet, we’ve all experienced thorns in life. There are different reasons for us to experience thorns, but they are necessary for growth, correction, pulling down strongholds, breaking generational curses, lessons to be learned, and the list goes on and on. Whatever your reason for experiencing thorns, learn the lesson so that you don’t keep experiencing the same pain.[Read more…]