The Trauma Survivor’s Guide to the Ugly Side of Trauma: How a Scary Moment Took Me Back

Just a few weeks ago, I experienced something so scary that it sent me back in my trauma recovery. Suddenly, feelings of shame and violation have come flooding back. This is trauma recovery: good, bad, and ugly.

The Trauma Survivor’s Guide to ADHD:How Stigma Leads to Suffering

There is SO much more to ADHD than just being hyper or distracted, and stigmas are causing many kids and adults to be misdiagnosed with behavioral issues. My sons' battles caused them to beg me for help. I pray my story helps another parent who may be allowing people's opinions cause them to feel ashamed to get their children (or themselves) the help that they need.

Tim’s Take on a Police Officer’s Regret

As a former police officer, Tim saw domestic violence cases daily, but this one sticks out more than any other. He only wishes he had done one other thing. Read on to hear more from Tim.

The Trauma Survivor’s Guide to Dirty Love

Love can get a little messy, but sometimes, it gets downright dirty. Read on to find out how Satan can use our relationships to pervert what God intended love to be in our lives.

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.

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...