By Violetta Reum A few weeks ago, I remember seeing something on the news about the coronavirus that was spreading in China. A week later, I heard a podcast that mentioned that this is going to spread quickly and people are going to have to think about their jobs and possibly work from home. A … Continue reading Unpacking the Emotions of COVID-19
By Morgan Petit-Homme People say time heals all wounds, I don’t believe that to be true. Until last year, time has only caused me more pain and confusion. My adolescence to adulthood (13-26 years old), I have been in denial about all of the trauma I have experienced. I always told myself, “someone has surely … Continue reading Heal Your Wounds
By Morgan Petit-Homme For a long time I only saw myself as a victim. I am a victim don’t get me wrong, but I am more than just a victim. In my journey through healing I have acknowledged that, for better or worse I am more than a victim. My identity and truth amounts to … Continue reading Accepting Responsibility
By Violetta Reum Healing is a journey. It is not an easy process that only requires a couple prayers and a friend or two who can listen and encourage. It is difficult and painful. But God desperately wants for us to embark on this journey with Him. Healing is never truly done. We have been … Continue reading Evidence of Healing
By Morgan Petit-Homme I’m not okay. I keep getting an invoice for an E.R. visit. Yep, one of THE E.R. visits. This was a day and a half after I was examined. The Sexual Assault Advocate or the attorney said I needed to get my blood tested. Because, guess what, your word is not enough. … Continue reading Fourteen Months
By Violetta Reum Many people have questioned me if the work and time I have put into my healing from my abuse and past trauma is really worth it. Is it worth spending all this time when there is so much ministry to be done? Is it helpful rehashing past pain? Is it beneficial to … Continue reading Is it all worth it?
As I have journeyed in healing from my abuse and trauma for the past few years, I have learned a lot about myself; what triggers me, what hurts me and what truly scares me. You might think that going to a group, facing other women and being fully vulnerable with strangers would be scary. It … Continue reading A Wink from God
Sadly, my story is not too different from so many other people. I was sexually abused by someone in my family, whom I was very close to and loved dearly. I was only a child and I didn't know what to do about it or how to react. But also, I was old enough to … Continue reading My Journey of Healing