I am part of the cruel statistic of 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men who have been sexually abused. My life has been filled with many struggles and pain. However, I have also found hope and healing and would like to share them with a world filled with hurting people. If this blog can save even just one person from continued hurting, it is worth it.
There are actually many reasons to share how I have come to find peace. Most of us are excited to share with our friends when we find a good thing – like a great sale, a fantastic cup of coffee, or a book you just couldn’t put down. There are many reasons to share: to give thanks to my Rescuer, help others, and raise awareness of a hushed evil. Still, there is fear in sharing. Much of this fear is a direct result of our culture’s and our family’s unwillingness to admit to our hidden evils. If we don’t admit to, it isn’t really happening. If we don’t acknowledge it, it will just go away. But in reality, it doesn’t go away. It is just a wound that festers and spreads until there is nothing but decay.
I hope you will join me in walking this path and that you will find peace on the way.