Tag Archives: Hurt

The Bullying Stops Here—Standing Strong

“Be stronger than the voice that says you can’t! We must get up, rise above, and soar beyond what makes us feel less than!”  © 2014 Doris Hayes Gibson  Bullying: A word I wish never existed…an action that can quickly … Continue reading

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When Childhood Revisits–My Journey Through Tears

My family celebrated our Thanksgiving Saturday. My son came with his family from N.C. My younger daughter came from Clemson to spend a few days with me. Our hearts were overflowing with so much joy during our time together at … Continue reading

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If God Be for Us . . .

“What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us?” Romans 8:31 Life isn’t always fair. Days come when we feel alone, afraid, insignificant, and very unloved. Someone ignores our feelings. Another … Continue reading

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When God Speaks, Do You Listen?

“The Lord your God will be merciful only if you listen to his voice and keep all his commands that I am giving you today, doing what pleases Him.” (Deuteronomy 13:18) For as long as I remember, I felt my … Continue reading

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Once, I Cried Alone

You think you know me, but you don’t.  You believe you feel my pain, but you can’t. You witness my tears and say you will try to understand, but you won’t…. No, you won’t. I am a person very unfamiliar … Continue reading

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The Years of Devastation: Surviving After Abuse

No matter how hard you may try, if you have been in an abusive situation, you will never forget the pain. I am a survivor of domestic violence in many forms. I was punched. I was slapped. I was thrown … Continue reading

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Little Secrets Become Big Hurts

I see the fear within her eyes…deepest, darkest pain and terror that once claimed my childhood’s soul. She looks downward to hide the sorrow so many can never imagine…. But I know. Inside, I know. And I weep for her. … Continue reading

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