Silencing Women With Shame: The Sin of Sex and Pregnancy by Frances Robin I manage a maternity home for pregnant and homeless women. The other day someone left the comment, “those women need to keep their legs close.” The comment is an example of the negative dialogue that runs through the … [Read more...] about Silencing Women with Shame: The Sin of Sex and Pregnancy
Sometimes people with knowledge of our past will use Shame as a reckless weapon to silence and humiliate. We all understand that, “shame is the intensely painful feeling or experience of believing we are flawed and therefore unworthy of acceptance and belonging.” -Brené Brown But there is a power … [Read more...] about Shame Cannot Silence a Warrior
Women need advocates who love and support them through every season of life. These last ten years I’ve seen God do incredible things in the lives of women who were once strangers. I’ve watched women regain custody of their children only to return to the patterns that created the loss in the first … [Read more...] about Women Need Each Other!
“ I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? My help comes from the LORD,who made heaven and earth.” - Psalm 121 We memorized the whole chapter and prayed it almost daily in school in Dominica. In my youth, I didn’t understand it’s full meaning, now that I’m older, I’m fully … [Read more...] about
We have to arrive at a place where we can and must encourage each other to seek healing and peace. It’s ok to relieve yourself from painful relationships or experiences that produced hurts that have held you in bondage for too long. God is the Healer. He has also equipped, skilled and licensed … [Read more...] about Heal Yourself
Images of a pregnant woman walking the streets wondering where she’ll spend the night are not something anyone can see without wanting to step in the help. Helping is almost impossible unless her story is told. Mothers in this state of crisis usually aren’t forthcoming with their stories or pleas … [Read more...] about About Homelessness
A women who is pregnant and homeless doesn’t care about attending classes to get a pack and play or diapers. She cares about getting a roof over her head before night falls. Whether it’s getting into a shelter, sleeping in a car, a quiet bathroom or a tent in the woods. These are her … [Read more...] about She Wants a Roof over Her Head, Not Diapers