Am I My Sister’s Keeper?

If you are human, the answer is “Yes.” If we are living and breathing, we do have responsibilities for and to others. This is... continue


Think back with me for a minute. Can you remember what you were doing exactly thirty-one years ago? I was having my first child... continue

YouVersion 7-Day Devotional: You Can Heal Well from Abuse!

What happens to the human psyche when someone you love and trust abuses you? How do you respond when the one who said, “I’ll... continue

Choose Your House

Thanks to recent media attention, domestic violence is finally being called what it is — a crime. But despite the onslaught of stories and... continue

Are You Riding the Merry-Go-Round of Abuse?

Do you remember riding the merry-go-round as a kid, oblivious to the fact (and even enjoying) that you were just going around in circles?... continue

On Mother’s Day, The Greatest Gift You Can Give Yourself

One of the greatest Mother’s Day gifts we can receive is… Learning to love ourselves. The older I get (and the older my kids... continue

The Question Never to Ask a Victim of Domestic Violence

In all the years I have been blessed to counsel victims of domestic violence, there is one question they unanimously tell me was the... continue

When Loving Yourself Means Leaving

Deciding to leave an abusive relationship is one of the hardest things an abuse victim will do. In fact, research indicates that, on average,... continue

When Jekyll Hides Hyde: Domestic Violence Unmasked

“‘This Master Hyde, if he were studied,’ thought he, ‘must have secrets of his own; black secrets, by the look of him; secrets compared... continue