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The Impact we make to others does make a difference
Thursday, February 20, 2020      4 comments

We spend almost 2 years with e.v.e (end violent encounters) which provides free counseling for sexual abuse victims and families . The volunteers are there for college credits to learn from real life experiences. I heard from two of them yester... Read more
In the minds eye
Wednesday, February 19, 2020      7 comments

We were like kids going to the planetarium as it was a whole new experience. My daughter is involved in another agency and last night was the first outing. This is for the sensory challenged, autistic, special needs, individuals , with lights u... Read more
Making her appointments an adventure
Tuesday, February 18, 2020      4 comments

She went with her group to a Friday night movie at east lansing 10.50 a ticket. Shocked since our movie theater is 4.00 per ticket anytime any movie. We were people watching and saw every thing and was hit up for money 3 times. One drag queen w... Read more
Happy Valentine’s day
Friday, February 14, 2020      2 comments

a day to love, for love, remember loved ones and share love. We may not all have a “valentine” but we all have experienced and know love. In the past i rarely spoke or used the word and avoided it as being a hallmark money making holiday. The... Read more
Be the blessing others seek
Thursday, February 13, 2020      2 comments

Today My compassionate, loving, caring special friend Jesse is alongside a family member not knowing the outcome or seriousness of what the procedure will reveal. My dear sweet encouraging friend Christine is accompanying her son who spoke up a... Read more
Power of words
Wednesday, February 12, 2020      5 comments

I have said, wrote, and believed so many negative words about myself. For standing up on behalf of my daughter I referred to myself as being a co-victim. By speaking it, I declared it and I became one. therefore- I was! But I am not a co... Read more
Day 4
Tuesday, February 11, 2020      5 comments

Last night in class a couple of women that were also at the weekend seminar commented how different I look and they can see a transformation in me. One said that she had the vision I was a bird flying around trapped in a cage that kept trying ... Read more
Day 3
Monday, February 10, 2020      5 comments

When I change others change. I went to church yesterday and 3 people actually said - you look different. No kidding - they actually noticed. I asked my husband walking to the car afterwards and he said I always looked down, my shoulders were ... Read more
Day 2 of chain breaker
Sunday, February 09, 2020      2 comments

Oh my goodness. I slept so deep and all night long with no bad dreams, or with a heavy heart.. I even feel lighter. The weight has lifted from my spirit of defeat and my soul of deep anguish and I feel free, joyful, hopeful and physically I ... Read more
Chain breaker conference
Saturday, February 08, 2020      7 comments

Last night I actually let go of all the bitterness, anger, resentment, shame, hurt, despair, humiliation these three guys have caused over these past 3:years. I’ve been carrying so much baggage that has weighed me down, it’s robbed of us joy, b... Read more
Amazes me of what I didn’t know
Friday, February 07, 2020      5 comments

Never needed to and never cared to. Felons on the sex offenders list gets more jail time for a probation violation than for the assault. Yesterdays sentencing for our guy #2 is 300 days in jail because of violating his parole. At least we won... Read more
One more time
Thursday, February 06, 2020      4 comments

This is getting really old. Facing guy #2 in an hour for his sentencing again as he is given more time in jail. At least it keeps us connected with this system as I keep trying to be heard, working to change laws and reveal a flawed system. ... Read more
All in perspective
Wednesday, February 05, 2020      2 comments

The 5 agencies we work with have added even more on us. Another class and a field trip almost once a week. Some of these clients have no family, are their own guardian and as long as my daughter is going we can drive the other members since we’r... Read more
Two for two
Tuesday, February 04, 2020      2 comments

We had joined a gym which did not pay its bills and with no noticed closed. Today we went for our 5k training session and again it was closed. The manager had texted the owner they quit with no notice. We walked our course anyway as this isn’... Read more
Sunshine adds so much positivity
Monday, February 03, 2020      5 comments

Yesterday was actually in the high 40’s, sunshiny and our neighborhood came to life, bike riding, walkers, tree trimming and every person seemed to be in a friendly mood. Either I am in a different place now that I am out of the valley and able... Read more

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