Speak Out: Meghan’s Story

****trigger warning**** “A bit about me first. I was adopted as a toddler to a farming family. Childhood was okay, can’t complain about any mistreatment. As a teen, I began rebelling like most teens do. Skipping school, partying, smoking, drugs, hitch hiking, and drinking a lot. It was a really high risk lifestyle. I ended […]

Speak Out: Tara’s Story

“Here is my story of how I grew up in a home that was surrounded by domestic violence.Growing up was crazy for me. My parents always argued. Before I was born my mother and real father used to fight always according to what my mother told me and what my sister and brother witnessed. But […]

The Old is Gone, The New Is Here

I wrote this a few months ago and I’m glad I came acrossed it again. I need to revisit this and pray about all this again… If my friend who prayed with me before is reading this, I’d love it and appreciate it if we can revisit that prayer. I do miss our healing prayers […]

Speak Out: Rose’s Story

Thank you Rose for sharing your story with us. You are incredible. And yes, you ARE a thriver! Since Rose wrote this, she has married her fiancĂ© and they are expecting a baby boy anytime now (if he hasn’t come already!) I just love success stories!!! ********************************************  “I had a pretty good childhood, but just […]

Healing Comes in Waves

  “Healing comes in waves  And maybe today  The wave hits the rocks But, that’s ok That’s ok, darling  You are still healing You are still healing.” -Ljeoma Umebinyuohea I saw this on my Facebook feed and thought it would make a great blog post. Healing truly does come in many different waves. Even when […]

Victim to Conquerer’s Story

Thank you for letting me share your story on my blog here. Original post can be found here. You should definitely check out the rest of her blog, I find it so inspiring and empowering…. **************************************************** ***Warning this story does contain some graphic details. Please only read if you are safe to do so*** I […]

Speak Out: Ashley’s Story

“Hello, my name is Ashley and I am 19 years old. I am writing to you all today to tell my story, thanks to the wonderful creator of this page. Who happens to be my best friend 🙂 My mom has always been verbally abusive. As I was growing up I struggled with learning how to […]

Everyone Has a Story

Everyone has a story. A battle they are fighting. Things that happened to them to make them a certain way. Unhealthy habits they form to deal with things. Everyone has a story, and that’s okay. What’s not okay, is to judge people because there story isn’t yours. Their battle isn’t the same as yours. Their […]

Speak Out: Jessica’s Story

“When Katie asked me to share my story on her blog I was elated. I had shared parts of my story a few months prior on my own blog (girlwithamission.org) so I was ready to jump right in and share even more of myself with you. I had a pretty normal childhood. I grew up […]

Speak Out: Stephanie’s Story

“When I was in my mid-teens, I was sexually assaulted. When I was in my mid-teens, I was taught my sole purpose on this earth was to be of service to men, to be a sexual object, not a human being.  After being assaulted, everything I thought I knew about myself crumbled. I became an […]