I was sitting in my room thinking how lucky I was to be here in London. It seemed like just the other day when my world had turned upside down. I left my home in Kenya when a woman whom I thought was my friend told me about a job at Pathfinder International, a non-profit… Read More Rehema’s Story
It’s Thanksgiving. What do I got to be thankful for? Another year of abuse from a man who’s no good? Should I be thankful that I lost another baby cause he knocked me about and that child going to see its father beat its mother like other kids do? Should I be thankful I’m still… Read More Thankful…For What?
“When it comes to abuse, you believe there’s no way out. There is always help. There is always a way out.” ― Rev. Donna Mulvey It’s hard to believe that Christian women are in abusive marriages but it is true. “Bible verses are often used to justify domestic abuse, such as those that refer to male… Read More Spousal Abuse
Rejoice with me; for I have found my sheep which was lost – Luke 15:5 When watching the The Chronological Gospel Movie about JESUS, I was struck by the story of the shepherd who went searching for his lost sheep. He was an older man, probably in his fifties or sixties and fit. He went a long way… Read More Lost Sheep
The Lord is a shelter for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble. Those who know Your name trust in You, for You, O Lord have never abandoned anyone who searches for You (Psalm 9:9, 10) Whenever I am in trouble the first One I run to is the Lord. In Him I find… Read More Never Abandoned
I stood there, watching the sunset. You used to stand here right beside me. This was our favorite place. We used to hold hands and watch the sun hang in the sky on its slow descent. It was so romantic. I thought we were head over heels in love and that we would spend the… Read More No More Sunsets Here
“If your enemy is hungry, feed him; If he is thirsty, give him a drink; For in so doing you will heap coals of fire on his head.” Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good – Romans 12:20, 21 I’m looking at a photo of Jenn which was taken last summer. … Read More From Enemy to Friend
He stood there on the grassy mound, looking down at the river as it surged towards the old bridge. The sun felt warm on his face and a gentle breeze caressed his hair. It was a glorious day and this was his favorite place to come every morning. It was where he felt closest to… Read More The Arrangement
Many of us have more than one flushing toilets in our homes. We have access to proper sanitation facilities. When we use public washrooms, we can lock the doors of the stalls we use and when we’re done, we have running water and soap to wash our hands. Sadly, this is not the case for… Read More Pit Toilets: Death Traps?