Just like Gomer in the book of Hosea, I too experienced things at the hands of my father and other relatives that no little girl should experience.
Together, they helped me to realize that the secret and the shame of childhood sexual abuse are NOT mine to bear; I was the victim. God the Father, Jesus the Son, and the Holy Spirit have FREED me from the POWER that the ABUSE held over me!! I am now the victor!
I am KNOWN.
Then in March, 2016, the Holy Spirit helped me to see in John 14:9 that the Father is like JESUS! In John 14:9, Jesus said: “Anyone who has seen me has seen the Father.”
To paraphrase Jennifer Rothschild: “He has pulled me to Himself with cords of love and replaced the yoke of slavery with a garment of a
Here is the link to emergency hotline and other helpful resources in the St. Louis area: https://www.startherestl.org/hotlines--websites.html.