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The Babysitter’s Glasses

The Babysitter’s Glasses

During the holidays, we’re offering short stories to encourage, enlighten, and entertain. Everyone needs to take a break from abuse recovery, so enjoy! Every morning, before he even got out of bed, Albert groped across the nightstand for his glasses. Until they were on his face, he kept his eyes tightly shut, as had been […]

December 18, 2014 | 1 Comment More
Just a Reminder

Just a Reminder

“Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.” – Margaret Mead

December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments More
The Game of Gossip

The Game of Gossip

During the holidays, we’re offering short stories to encourage, enlighten, and entertain. Everyone needs to take a break from abuse recovery, so enjoy! Jaxson began the game. Felicia ended it. They sat in the squiggly circle on the floor with seven other children, killing time until the school bus arrived to take them home. Mrs. […]

December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Just a Reminder

Just a Reminder

“Never violate the sacredness of your individual self-respect.” ~Theodore Parker

December 9, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Hate Feels Good

Hate Feels Good

You read that right. Hate feels good. Hate is easy and gratifying. I know, I know – that’s not exactly the “spiritual” thing to say, but if we’re going to be completely honest, channeling all of your brokenness and hurt, betrayal and injustice into one, intense ball of hate energy feels good, at least for […]

December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments More
#GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday

Committed to Freedom has joined #GivingTuesday, a first of its kind effort that will harness the collective power of a unique blend of partners — charities, families, businesses and individuals — to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the giving season. #GivingTuesday will utilize social media to create a national moment […]

November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments More
The Currency of Truth

The Currency of Truth

I’m always amazed by bank tellers who can handle currency with almost magician-like speed and ease. I’ve tried to imitate them, but that usually results in a serious miscount. I was told that experienced bank tellers are able to spot a counterfeit bill the second it passes through their hands. This skill does not exist […]

November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Just a Reminder

Just a Reminder

“It does not require many words to speak the truth.” ~Chief Joseph

November 18, 2014 | 1 Comment More
Power Triggers

Power Triggers

The issues that survivors can often face feel completely random and not easy to associate with abuse, exploitation, or sexual trauma. That’s one of the reasons it is so difficult to get at the core of what energizes those issues – the two seem to be disconnected. How can anger management issues be related to […]

November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Just a Reminder

Just a Reminder

“Everything worth doing starts with being scared.” ~Art Garfunkel

November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments More