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Did he think I was that stupid?

“Did he think I was that stupid?” That is a thought that recurred many times when I considered the behaviour of my abuser, and the contrast between what he said and what he did. I gradually came to accept that … Continue reading

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Extracting Reality from “Poppycock”

I don’t know how far and wide the word ‘poppycock’ is used, but it is a word used to refer to ‘nonsense’. The following is an example of extracting truth and reality from nonsense, in order to avoid being deceived … Continue reading

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Truth-telling, slander or gossip??

(This post is edited from a facebook post I posted at the Hadassah’s Legacy facebook page this morning, then realised my ‘quick facebook comment’ might as well be posted at the Hadassah’s Legacy blog.) Telling the truth about your own story … Continue reading

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A life without regret

  A life without regret Listening; choosing by doing Learning; knowing by doing Accepting God’s forgiveness   “Jesus loves you” “Build your house on the rock, not the sand” “Follow the narrow way that leads to life” “Jesus is preparing … Continue reading

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A New Thing

A New Year, 2019, and time for a new thing. Isaiah 43: 18-19 18 “Forget the former things;     do not dwell on the past. 19 See, I am doing a new thing!     Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I … Continue reading

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Liar, thief and coward

The foundation of abusive relationships is often a liar‘s deceit. The relationship then is of continuous theft by that thief; taking through dishonest means, through false pretense, swindling. The theft might extend to financial theft, theft of dignity, theft through … Continue reading

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Whether diagnosed or not

Many behaviours of abusive people have a devastating impact on their intimate partners. Whether or not those abusive behaviours happen to be sufficient for the abusive partner to fall within the diagnostic criteria of any given psychological disorder, in any … Continue reading

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Jesus Loves Me This I Know – I am who You say I am

I’m thankful for a childhood with songs like, Jesus Loves Me This I Know, that told me affirming truth that I have believed and held on to all my life. In this post there are five songs from contemporary Christian … Continue reading

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Good Girl

I’ll preface this post by saying it was written, as was the previous post, God Knows at a point at which I was again accepting an end to pursuing justice in my own situation, and feeling the injustice for myself, … Continue reading

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God Knows

I was just reading about Malala¹, who started advocating for education for girls in Pakistan as a teenager, and who survived an assassination attempt at the age of 15. She is the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. While … Continue reading

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