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“He lifted me out of the pit of despair… He set my feet on solid ground and steadied me as I walked along.” Psalm 40:2

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Hermosa Mariposa Breaks Free

Hermosa Mariposa Breaks Free

As told by "Hermosa Mariposa" and written by Lauren Rose  When I first met my soon-to-be husband, he seemed to be very loving and caring, and everything I ever wanted in a husband, but looking back, now I see that “care” was the beginning of control. He told me that I...

Meet Brooke, Part 1: Coming to the Light

Meet Brooke, Part 1: Coming to the Light

Written by: Brooke My story begins with a deep, unexplainable desire to be loved. After spending two years in an emotionally abusive dating relationship with a man I was engaged to and living with, I decided I did not want to spend the rest of my life with this person...

Meet Melody

Meet Melody

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...