BlogWisdom and Encouragement from a Biblical Perspective Concerning Domestic Abuse.
“But joyful are those who have the God of Israel as their helper, whose hope is in the Lord their God…. He gives justice to the oppressed and food to the hungry. The Lord frees the prisoners.” Psalm 146:5-7
In the beginning, God created all things. His goodness, shalom, and loving presence covered all the earth. Relational harmony was the reality with God and within mankind. Beauty and peace reigned while the lion rested with the lamb. All was as it was meant to be....
A look at the life of the real Saint Valentine The real Valentine lived during the early first century. Valentine was a Roman Priest during Emperor Claudius' reign, who made a ruling forbidding Roman soldiers from getting married. The Emperor alleged that married...
Marriage is highly valued! But this marriage might take my life! The image that God has created in me was almost gone.
This year I celebrated my 40th birthday full of joy and gratitude! The day marked a milestone for me in reaching goals that seemed unattainable not so long ago. I am a survivor of domestic abuse; yet, through the love and support of many people, including Called to...
She always felt something was broken within her that made her unlovable…until a Christmas redemption occurred!
My Advocate in heaven made a way when there seemed to be no way. It was truly as if “He lifted me out of the miry clay and set my feet upon a rock”
…what I thought began as a Christmas fairytale marriage was ending as a Christmas nightmare.
Carly tried everything! She apologized for being an unsubmissive wife and sought to make herself available for all of his needs. She cooked and cleaned and did her best to fulfill every one of Frank’s demands. But he always needed more!
Love ceases to be love when free will is taken out of the equation.
“This data confirms what we suspected,” said study co-author Mardi Chadwick Balcom. “Being confined to home for a period of time would increase the possibility of violence between intimate partners.”
Unfortunately, as my mother tried to absorb the blows of verbal, emotional, psychological, and spiritual abuse alone, she could not shield me from its effects forever.
That lady? Chances are… you know her.
That gifted persons? Those involved and educated by Called to Peace Ministries.
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