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For the Survivors

by nrweastman
For the Girls and Women Who Didn’t Get to Choose Their Life as It Currently Exists “You think you had a choice?” I ask, staggered. She looks at me, then looks away. She starts to cry. “I don’t know. I guess I didn’t have a choice. I didn’t ask for it. I didn’t want it.”* I wrote this month for Threads of Compassion in honor and support of victims of sex-trafficking. It's just one infinitesimal step toward helping heal the overwhelming post-traumatic stress in victims.Read my poem and learn more about Survivors' Ink here.Please share as you are able. Many [...]

Author and Book Highlight: Sharla Fritz – Divine Makeover

As a former youth minister for eight years in full-time capacity in two different, very large churches, I worked with young women ages 12-22, between the 500 or so girls who were in the ministries at any given time. In addition, we had several dozen year-round female volunteers and usually around 11 female summer staff we hired each year. From those experiences, as well as my own, I believe in building up young women in biblical and theological acuity and understanding and that this - understanding themselves in light of their identity as image-bearers of god - is their best foundation for [...]