Flipping the page on my Alaska Wildlife calendar to a new month I’m reminded of an encroaching anniversary.
I’ve lost track of how many years passed since my home break-in but even without a calendar on the wall I internally sense its date. My first … Read the rest
Breathe Again Magazine: Karen you are on a journey. You have been on a journey for a while. You have written several books,founded a welfare to work program in California. You own a restaurant and now you are in the process of releasing the follow-up to your first book, … Read the rest
Embracing Reality and Experiencing Freedom
For me, admitting my struggle with depression was taboo. It was something with which Christians should not struggle and for many years I was ashamed to admit my own battle with it. I lived under the assumption that depression is a state of … Read the rest
Periodically throughout my lifetime, I’d recall that moment of shame. I would see in my
minds eye…that tiny little girl walking down the sidewalk toward home with wet pants and the
weight of guilt and shame on her shoulders.
I was six, and … Read the rest
After she and her sister had not spoken for a year and half, Laleise Curtiss would have never predicted what would bring them together.
Laleise was born in Detroit, grew up in Cleveland and moved to Virginia Beach 15 years ago. Curtiss and her sister had not spoken to each … Read the rest