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Are You Your Brother’s (and Sister’s) Keeper?

Are You Your Brother’s (and Sister’s) Keeper?

Many survivors of abuse and sexual trauma are aware that someone knew what was taking place, and yet they did nothing to intervene. In fact, many times, abuse could have been prevented or interrupted had someone just made a choice to not look the other way. We call these passive abusers – people who knew, […]

May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Beyond Abuse Seminar for Women

Presented by The Ark, Hot Springs Arkansas. Registration Deadline: Wednesday, June 4. For registration information, contact 501-525-0340. Saturday, June 7, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. This seminar is for abuse survivors, their partners and friends, and people who want to understand. This seminar is for women, one is being presented for men at this location […]

May 21, 2014 | 1 Comment More

Beyond Abuse Seminar for Men

Presented by The Ark, Hot Springs Arkansas. Registration Deadline: Wednesday, June 11. For registration information, contact 501-525-0340. Saturday, June 14, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. This seminar is for abuse survivors, their partners and friends, and people who want to understand. This seminar is for men, one is being presented for women at this location […]

May 21, 2014 | 1 Comment More
Just a Reminder

Just a Reminder

“I don’t think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.” ~Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl

May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments More
THAT’s Entertainment!

THAT’s Entertainment!

Never underestimate the power of entertainment in your journey beyond abuse. Music, film, literature, art, and theater have the potential to encourage, inspire, and strengthen your journey forward. They can also contribute to a backwards decline. So how do you determine what your entertainment choices should be? Positive Entertainment needs to nurture your mind and […]

May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Just a Reminder

Just a Reminder

“Repression works only to strengthen and knit the repressed.” ~John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath

May 13, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Mother? It’s Complicated

Mother? It’s Complicated

Mother Does that word put a knot in the pit of your stomach? Does it flood your heart with warmth and joy? Do you love her or loathe her? Was she absent or involved? Did she defend you, defile you, support you, or set you up? Was she strong or weak? A fighter or a […]

May 8, 2014 | 3 Comments More
Just a Reminder

Just a Reminder

“you needn’t learn to love unless you’ve been taught to fear and hate” ~Saul Williams  

May 6, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Scars and the Stories They Tell

Scars and the Stories They Tell

Scars tell stories. Whether caused by others, the result of an accident, or self-inflicted, there is always a story behind each one you have. For example, I have a V-shaped scar between two of my fingers from a broken metal teeter-totter when I was ten. There is a scar. There is a story. I also […]

May 1, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Just a Reminder

Just a Reminder

A scar does not form on the dying. A scar means, I survived. ~ Chris Cleave

April 29, 2014 | 0 Comments More