National Child Abuse Prevention Month – Day 2

April 2, 2020 7:00 a.m **A trigger warning has been placed on this content** Subscribe to The Pen Letter for weekly survivor support. Happy Healing!

Living in a Safe Place

Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash March 30, 2020 9:43 p.m. Never in a million years would I've ever thought the place and space I would grow up in as a child would be full of broken safety. I spent a lot of time trying to find my place in the world. I never felt like I fitted …

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Living with Inner Me

When I received the great news from my boss that I was leaving from work in ten hours instead of twelve hours today I said"Ok, that's good. I'll be able to go ahead and get the gym out the way." Right? Right!! I was excited and ready to go. So, when the time clock struck …

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Salute to the Savior Sunday

Hey friend, How are you feeling today? Not so well . Sorry to hear this is going on with you right now.  May I pray for you? You said yes. Ok well here you go. Heavenly Father, Thank you for waking me up this morning to see another day. I woke with a clear heart …

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Living in Singleness

Hey friend, How are you feeling? Pretty good. I'm glad to hear that life is treating you well today. How am I doing? I'm ok. Better than I was yesterday.  Since the last time we talked alot has happened in my life that I want to share with you. I dealt with breakup from someone …

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Mental Suicide

Dear Thoughts, You are not always there for me. Like I expect You're sometimes mean to me. Like I expect You are that comfortable pain. Like I expect But don't misunderstand Although I expect different Sometimes different is unhealthy That's why I require daily check-ins Just to make sure we're still ok Although suicide was …

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A Second Chance for Closure

02/18/01:59 This moment really took my breath away. When I was 11yrs old my stepfather molested me on the way to and from this agency.  When we arrived they were closed so I never made it inside as child.  It was the worst car ride of my life. But it's funny how this second chance …

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Salute to the Savior Sunday

  02/18/00:23 Heavenly Father, Thank you for waking me up this morning. I feeling ready and rested to live in this day. I am grateful. I am honored to be chosen by you Lord. Thank you for a  second chance to begin again. I will follow your lead. I will surrender to your WILL. I …

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Affirm + Love

02/11/23:54pm Hey Survivors, Be confident in the love you give. It is a direct reflection of who you are to the world. It's a responsibility that only the strong can carry. I will take my life and share it in your life so you can be the light of the next life you come in …

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Salute to the Savior Sunday

Heavenly Father, Thank you for allowing me to see another day. Another chance at this life to live. I want to thank you today for your love, Lord You love me when I have a hard time loving myself. you whisper sweet reminders to my soul that only your love is real. When you talk …

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