Author Archives: S

Vessel on the Shelf

That is how I’m feeling now. Sunday the 12th was my last day as worship leader at the church and now I join D wandering, waiting, wanting… Fifteen years I spent as part of the worship ministry, the last nine … Continue reading

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Ripping off the scab

I have been trying to figure out how to tell the story, recount the events of the emotional, spiritual, physical manipulation of my daughter and ultimately her rape. I don’t know if there is a ‘best’ way, so here goes… … Continue reading

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telling my story

For about a month now I’ve been trying to figure out how to share what life has been like for our family since we found out our daughter had been raped. It continues to become easier to talk about it … Continue reading

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“Best day ever!”

These were the words of my 12 year old Sunday evening. We had returned to _our church_ on our own accord to worship with our family! Home! That evening my 12 year old and I went to a sporting event … Continue reading

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I received an email from E’s youngest son yesterday. He is attending a college that has asked to come share (recruit) at ___our church___. He contacted me on the premise of seeking contact info for them to arrange details. He asked if … Continue reading

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Excitement in our house

At the beginning of my ‘imposed’ sabbatical our children didn’t understand why E thought we were broken, but they were troopers in dealing with a few weeks away from our church family. When we resigned, their hearts were broken. Broken, … Continue reading

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The meal and communion with the elders was fantastic! To a man they took responsibility for the way I and my family have been treated by E and how he miss-represented me and my family to them. I needed to … Continue reading

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