Warning! The following article discusses sexual assault and may trigger reactions if you have been sexually assaulted or abused. It was part of a running dialogue between the nurse and I, right after my blood pressure and oxygen level check. “Do you drink alcohol?” “No.” “Do you use nicotine?” “I vape.” “How many sexual partners … Continue reading “A routine question without warning”
I think the reason forgiveness is so hard for incomprehensible events is because God designed us to realize the error of our ways and change. It’s the reason we don’t pardon people who repeatedly hurt us and then apologize, only to do it again. Incomprehensible events cannot be changed or forgotten leaving only elusive forgiveness … Continue reading “Forgiveness”
ationalizing an abusive man’s tendency to harm his victims only isolates the very person you are trying to calm.