Tag: abuse

Planting the Seed of Faith

Planting the Seed of Faith

One night in a rage, my husband destroyed our wedding presents. The only wedding present he didn’t destroy was a very large elegant family Bible. One day, several months later, I walked up the steps to my father’s apartment with the Bible in hand. My husband sent me to ask him to purchase the Bible…

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Victim of Abuse or Sinful Conditions

Victim of Abuse or Sinful Conditions

I’ve identified myself as a victim of abuse for years. Being a “victim” of abuse was the burden that kept me downtrodden in life. I lived with and had an oppressed state of mind for years. I felt unloved and not worthy of love to some degree, having failed my children. I carried these burdens alone,…

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Why Doesn’t My Mom Love Me

Why Doesn’t My Mom Love Me

Why doesn’t my mom love me? Growing up with my mother was a constant battle. I thought, “My mom doesn’t love me” for many years. Her behavior towards my siblings and me throughout my teenage years was utterly repulsive. My mom chose to favor her sexually abusive husband, who was a pedophile, over her children.…

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