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ANNA WALDHERR A Voice Reclaimed, Surviving Child Abuse

Sockeye Salmon jumping a waterfall, Author Marvina for Fish & Wildlife Service, Source http://www.public-domain-image.com (PD-Federal govt.) Salmon jumping a waterfall on the way to spawn, Author Marvina Munch for Fish & Wildlife Service, Source http://www.public-domain-image.com (PD-Federal govt.)

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Suppose I took a knife and gutted you with it, like a fish.  Suppose I left you to bleed out on the floor, but you somehow survived that catastrophic assault.  Would you expect to be unchanged by it?  Would you expect to recover just by thinking happy thoughts?

Obviously not.

Physical v. Mental Complaints

Yet this is the cold comfort some physicians offer abuse victims suffering from long-term depression/anxiety and PTSD or other chronic conditions, for instance migraines, stemming from our abuse.  We are not trying hard enough for them.  Better still, we must be malingering.  Who could possibly grieve for decades over a “mere” childhood violation?

Forget it.  Put it behind you, we are told.  Easier said than done, however.

The ignorance of such physicians is…

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Pushing Kids Into Transgenderism Is Medical Malpractice

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  • It is sadistic to use the public school system, which holds a captive audience, to engage in a social gender identity experiment with the nation’s young people.

By Walt Heyer

Socially indoctrinating young children toward accepting transgenderism is rampant today in public schools. In Washington state, public schools will begin teaching gender expression to kindergarteners in fall 2017, under newly approved health education learning standards. The gay advocacy network GLSEN received a grant from the federal Centers for Disease Control in 2011 for $1.425 million over five years to promote the LGBT agenda in public schools at taxpayers’ expense.

By infiltrating the curriculum in our nation’s public schools, LGBT activists can groom the next generation of participants. Young people are questioning their gender identity at an alarming rate that seems to be increasing, and are encouraged by educators and medical professionals to experiment with gender transition. Unfortunately, experimentation…

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Will God Help me not to try Suicide Again?

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I’ve just gotten out of the hospital after trying to take my own life. Things are better with me now and I don’t plan to go down that road again, but how can I be sure I won’t? Will God help me?


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Yes, God will help you as you turn to Him and discover what it means to walk with Him every day. The Bible says, “No good thing does he withhold from those whose walk is blameless” (Psalm 84:11).

How does God help us? First, He helps us by giving us the strength to do what is right. When we turn to Christ and ask Him to forgive us and help us, He comes to live within us by His Spirit. We are never alone when we know Christ, for God now dwells within us! He is with us every minute of the day, and He helps us as we turn in faith to Him. His Spirit encourages and helps us when discouragement or temptation comes our way. The Bible says, “The Spirit helps us in our weakness” (Romans 8:26).

He also helps us by reminding us that He loves us, and we are His children forever. If you forget everything else I say, I hope you will remember this: God loves you. He knows all about your struggles and failures, but He still loves you–and the proof is that He was willing to send His only Son into the world to die for you. Your life will never be the same once you realize how much God loves you.

Don’t face the future alone, or try to meet it only in your own strength. Instead, by a simple prayer of faith ask Christ to come into your life today–and He will. Then turn to Him every day and thank Him for His love and His constant presence with you.

Gomer

Repentance, renunciation, and severance of the generational sins will stop the cycle of generational sins being carried forward as well as God’s merciful healing.

ANNA WALDHERR A Voice Reclaimed, Surviving Child Abuse

“Thoughts of the Past” by John Spencer Stanhope (1859), Tate Museum, PD Art (PD-old-100)

The biblical prophet Hosea lived during a dark period in Israel’s history, around the 8th Century BC.  Though prosperous, the Northern Kingdom had turned away from the one true God, instead worshipping idols.

Against this backdrop, God’s puzzling direction to Hosea was that he should marry a prostitute:

Go, take yourself a wife of harlotry And children of harlotry, For the land has committed great harlotry By departing from the Lord” (Hosea 1: 2).

Hosea’s troubled relationship with his wife, Gomer, becomes a metaphor for God’s relationship with Israel [1].

Gomer bears Hosea three children, whose names are symbolic of the spiritual deterioration of Israel [2].  But Gomer is repeatedly unfaithful.  Hosea even questions the paternity of the younger children.

Despite that, Hosea is commanded by God to love Gomer (Hosea 3: 1). …

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New Life

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“Daisy Mae” and “Holly.”

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Daisy Mae & Holly

“Then God saw everything that He had made, and indeed it was very good.” Gen 1:31

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Your Identity

Pure Glory

by Hazel Straub

God created each one uniquely, with a destiny and identity. So often, the enemy comes in to steal, rob and destroy our God-given identity. Although we repeated the ditty, as children, “Sticks and stones will break my bones but names will never hurt me,” this is not true. Spoken negative words from parents, authority figures, teachers, siblings, bullies, or others shaped our self-image and made us feel worthless, shamed and stupid, due to their echo in our minds. These words wounded our mind, will and emotions (heart), shaping how we perceived ourselves, stealing our God-given identity.

We did not recognize that the enemy of our souls, had come to try to destroy the treasure that God had placed inside of us. We believed a lie and shaped our identity based on falsehoods, trying to please people, not God. Then we rate our life, on circumstances, not God’s Word.

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Just by Accident?

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Larvae to a butterfly

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The variety of flowers and plants.

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Food from a seed

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The birth of a child

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Streams and Lakes 

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The beauty of wild life

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Gorgeous Sunsets

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Majestic mountains.

How can anyone look around them and claim there is no God, it was all done by some weird accident? 

“In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.” Gen. 1:1

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