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Just a Reminder

Just a Reminder

“When a truth is not given complete freedom, freedom is not complete.” ~Vaclav Havel

February 24, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Do Your Ruts Feel Hopeless?

Do Your Ruts Feel Hopeless?

By Sallie Culbreth, M.S. Founder The suspicion that nothing will ever change, that you’ll never conquer that unhealthy habit, is probably one of the worst feelings in the world. It can feel hopeless, which is the fuel for shame. Whether you’re a midnight binger or midday gambler, if you’ve been battling the same issues for […]

February 20, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Just a Reminder

Just a Reminder

“Love your neighbor as yourself; but don’t take down the fence.” ~Carl Sandburg

February 18, 2014 | 0 Comments More
A Time To Speak

A Time To Speak

by Sallie Culbreth, M.S. Founder I love the eloquent passage of Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 in the Hebrew Bible. In the pendulum of contrasts, the writer states that there is “a time to be silent and a time to speak” (verse 7). Dylan Farrow – the adopted daughter of Woody Allen and Mia Farrow – did just […]

February 13, 2014 | 2 Comments More
Just a Reminder

Just a Reminder

And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love. ~ 1 Corinthians 13:13 New Testament Bible

February 11, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Men’s Beyond Abuse Retreat

Men’s Beyond Abuse Retreat

April 25 – 27, 2014 Queens, New York Committed to Freedom’s Beyond Abuse Retreats are for people who have experienced the intimate violation of abuse, specifically childhood sexual abuse. We offer spiritual tools to help survivors move beyond their abuse. While our approach is from a Christian perspective – from the wisdom teachings and life […]

February 6, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Making Time for a Disaster

Making Time for a Disaster

By Sallie Culbreth, M.S. Founder Last month, my brother went on a lovely, relaxing cruise to a warm climate, leaving freezing temperatures and snowy precipitation behind for one glorious week in the tropics. Meanwhile, back at his empty house, his water pipes froze, exploded, and water ran unchecked for days. Walls, floors, furniture, boxes, books, […]

February 6, 2014 | 1 Comment More
One Billion Rising in the Spa City

One Billion Rising in the Spa City

Adair Park, Downtown, Hot Springs, Arkansas From One Billion Rising (onebillionrising.org) ONE BILLION RISING FOR JUSTICE is a global call to women survivors of violence and those who love them to gather safely in community outside places where they are entitled to justice – courthouses, police stations, government offices, school administration buildings, work places, sites of […]

February 5, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Just a Reminder

Just a Reminder

Because I remember, I despair. Because I remember, I have the duty to reject despair. ~ Elie Wiesel

February 4, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Untangling the Mess

Untangling the Mess

by Anne Quinn, Co-Director Recently, my son spent $0.25 of his hard earned money on a ball of used yarn for his cat. The cat enthusiastically welcomed this rummage sale treasure into her play time with open paws!  It wasn’t long until the nice, tight little ball had become unwound and the loose string was […]

January 30, 2014 | 2 Comments More