Too Fat To Be A Stripper

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“You’re too fat to be a stripper…” After skimming through the 3,000 comments people have left on the Buzzfeed video of my story so far, this comment and the 5 others like it are the ones that got stuck in my head.  (I know, I know, don’t read the comments!) Not the ones from young girls who were planning to …

Kelly’s childhood was stolen from her…

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Up to 90% of women in the sex industry were sexually abused as children. Keep this staggering stat in mind as you continue to read. Kelly* shared a few of her memories from her childhood. I can hear the deep cry of Kelly’s heart longing to be heard, protected and cared for. Kelly’s childhood trauma played a part in her …

The Inner Condition

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  The Inner Condition by Larissa Zdon In the ER where I work as a nurse I recently took care of a patient who was very critically ill. For some reason this patient arrested my thoughts for days. This elderly homeless man had been found lying on the street, barely conscious. As our team tried to assess the underlying problem …

Your Own Bag of Blessings

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Your Own Bag of Blessings Exert from The 40-Day Fast from Negative Thinking by Dvine Roman   One of the easiest ways to be led astray by negative thinking is to compare yourself to others. Humans tend to be competitive by nature, always trying to be better, bigger, faster and have MORE! I don’t think that it’s necessarily a bad thing …

Guard the Gate

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Guard the Gate Exert from The 40-Day Fast from Negative Thinking by Dvine Roman   Violence seems to be an inescapable part of our life on earth, but when I was a child (did I really just say that? lol) society was much different. Children were not bombarded with violence everyday. I would like to say, I knew what violence was, …

When Words Become Weapons

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When Words Become Weapons Exert from The 40-Day Fast from Negative Thinking by DVine Roman The words that you speak have the power of life or death so choose them wisely. Proverbs 18:21 New Living Translation (NLT) 21 The tongue can bring death or life;     those who love to talk will reap the consequences.   I don’t know about you, but …

Stay with Your Pain for it Not to Remain

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“When you can acknowledge your loneliness in a safe, contained place, you make your pain available for God’s healing […] The pain you suffer now is meant to put you in touch with the place where you most need healing, your very heart.” – Henry Nouwen I think the very 1st step to experiencing freedom is the hardest one…FACING your …