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Monday, April 16

{Defining Me}

When I was a little girl, I was often full of anxiety due to the constant turmoil of a home plagued with alcoholism, domestic violence and neglect.  Both of my parents were extremely young, self absorbed and ill-equipped to raise the three little girls that had been entrusted to them.  One of my earliest memories in childhood marked a turning point in my life and has shaped me in ways that I could never fully describe.

Miracle by Adam Jackson
One particular evening, I was struggling with thoughts of death and the question of being alone forever after death… (continue reading at Like A Bird, where I'm featured today as part of her Defining Me series).


  1. Kristina TorrejonApril 16, 2012

    such a beautifully written post my friend! Thanks for being so honest! xoxo

  2. Thanks for taking the time to read it! :)

  3. That's a really touching post. Glad that God came into your life and that you are now much better off then where you were back then. 

  4. It's very brave of you to share this experience. Not everyone find meaning and strength enough to survive such a challenging early life. No doubt your strength and influence will help others pull through.

  5. Regina SoberApril 17, 2012

    You are an amazing person.  Thank you for baring this out in the open, so others can read and learn from.  It's hard to share stuff like this, but I'm glad you did.

  6. Courtney PiesApril 18, 2012

    Wow.  So powerful.  Thank you for sharing such a deep story.

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  7. Thank you so much for sharing such an intimate story with us--- it was very brave of you and I believe that it will probably help others that come across this post as well ;)

  8. Thank you for taking the time to visit and read!

  9. Thank you so much! I love your name btw! (hehe)


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