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Category Archives: Hurting Women

Moms~Priceless

This video is priceless. For all the moms out there. Click here to watch. Rose Advertisements

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Rape Help

Today’s featured link is about a topic that is not much fun to chat about. Rape happens and it should not. For those who have been raped, there is hope and healing out there.   If have been through a rape or sexual assault of any kind, either recently or long ago, I want to …

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Helping Those With Mental Illness~One Woman’s Journey

Hi, I don’t know what I would do without NAMI. I appreciate the instruction I have received from that organization. It has helped me deal with my adult children who struggle with mental illnesses. Today’s featured link is the story of one woman’s journey. I hope you enjoy it.   In December 2011, I launched …

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Hellen Keller, Overcomer

Hello, When discouraging days come, I find that watching or reading about people in history helps. They too, had to overcome odds. This video by Helen Keller and her teacher is inspiring. Click here to view. Rose

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Nothing’s Going Right

Hello, Recently, it seems like nothing is going right. I feel like some of the characters in my novel. We are taught in writing classes to not be nice to our character, give them a hard time. Discouraged would be a good term to describe this season in life. What to do about it? I …

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Alcoholics Anonymous

Hi Gals, If you or a loved one struggles with alcoholism, Alcoholics Anonymous  is an option that might meet a need in your lives. The link featured today has a registry of local support groups all over the country. Click here for the website. Rose

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Mental Illness and the Chains of Caregiving

Hi Gals, In the ensuing months, I am fixing up my house and putting it on the market. If/when it sells, I plan on going into hiding. My adult children will be able to access me via social media and the phone. I need to pull the rug out from under several of my adult …

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Living With Mental Illness

Hi Gals, If you have a mental illness, there is help and hope out there. If you have a loved one with mental illness, there is help and hope out there too. As a mother of a special needs adult, I had my hands tied with the HIPPA laws when my child turned eighteen. My house …

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Can’t Make It Another Day?

Can’t Make It Another Day? O.K. Girls, There are some days when a body can’t carry on—When the load is unbearable and there is no hope in sight. We all go through days, weeks, or even seasons of greatest trial. Tell the Lord all about it. He is gentle and kind and already knows your …

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Rape

Hi Ladies, In my opinion, rape is one of the most humilating things the victim can endure.  I was appalled at a judges comments on a rape case that he presided over. Please note parents, that this is not something for little ones to read.  You can read the article here. Rose

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