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I’m Tired of Your Excuses

Overheard

Overheard:

            “It wasn’t all that bad – it could have been worse.”

I’m tired…so very tired.

Not tired of body, but tired in soul.

There is something troubling my heart that I have to speak, have to get out in front of those who call themselves “the Redeemed”.

For a great many years, I have been counseling survivors of abuse. Almost all of these survivors have come from within the church. And we are talking about hundreds upon hundreds!

Of late, there has been an ever-increasing number of women seeking help for what I can only describe as domestic oppression.

This isn’t new, by any means. But the heavy influx of women and children in need of freedom from oppression that falls just short of violence has been astonishing.

This isn’t a category of abuse you will find in any state codified list. It isn’t a category you will…

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Slave of Christ. Reformed Baptist. Mama of many blessings. Homemaker. Homeschooler. Author. Blogger. I write about practical Christian living, womanhood, and domestic violence awareness (with a few other topics thrown in). Passionate about Christ's glory, my children, homemaking, writing, the church, helping those in abusive situations, reading, and animals. Lover of good coffee.

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