The Trauma Survivor’s Guide to Parenting with a Mental Illness

I used to cry many days that my mental health conditions were making me a "bad parent." God showed me that he created every part of me, including my mind. If you are parenting with a mental illness, this blog is for you.

Meatless Meatloaf with Tim

Love comfort food like meat and potatoes? What if you could do it meatless, and it still taste DELICIOUS?! Plant-based meatloaf, mashed potatoes, and broccoli was on the menu last night! Tim explains how he made the meatloaf Impossible meat. Y’all!! I’m not kidding!! This tasted incredible!!! Look at the pictures and tell me you aren’t drooling!! 🤤

Light Up the Night: Tim and Dana Rutherford

Tim and I were blessed to give a message of hope to survivors of human trafficking for the event Light Up the Night, hosted by The Human Trafficking Foundation Inc . It was the coldest night Florida has seen in a while but the atmosphere was electric! Please enjoy this message.

The Trauma Survivor’s Guide to Trusting Again After Being Cheated On

The pit of my stomach felt like a dagger had been lodged into it. I didn’t know whether to throw up or scream. All I knew was that my entire world had changed in just one revelation, and I was broken into pieces...

An Introduction to Out-Training Trauma

Tim Rutherford, Certified Personal Trainer, shares his heart with what he will bring to our website/blog "The Trauma Survivor's Guide to Life Abundantly" with a section called "Out-Training Trauma." Watch to see what he has to bring with the world of health, fitness, and trauma recovery.

The Trauma Survivor’s Guide to Healing from Sexual Shame

This is something that I have never fully shared publicly because it’s a very sensitive topic to me that I am still walking through healing. It isn’t just the moments of being single with men. It started as a child, and at 36 years old, I am finally able to share more about what God has revealed to me in the last couple of years...

Welcome to my Diary

Some days, this blog may be more serious and deeper. Other days, it may be lighter and more fun. I even plan to go to places that others get too shy to talk about (yes, I mean sex and relationships) because it may be a little uncomfortable, but this is exactly what I mean when I say it’s time for a handbook to the road that is less traveled with Christian-based trauma recovery...