Share your story and help someone else. All of us have a story to tell and those stories can actually help someone else. Have you overcome an illness, tragedy, near death experience, loss of a job or any number of other adversities? Then share your story. Tell it as only you can. It could save a life or give someone hope who’s been feeling hopeless.
This past Saturday September 25th I had the opportunity to share my story along with 5 other beautiful ladies at the Don’t Just Survive T. H. R. I. V. E. Women’s Conference in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This event the brainchild of Ms. Darlene Sheardon of NURevelations LLC truly touched the hearts of those in attendance.
From comments I heard afterwards I believe there are some that will not look at domestic violence, abuse or sexual assault the same way. For me I was humbled in the presence of some really awesome woman who with God’s Grace are able to bare open parts of themselves others may seek to hide. Our common bond makes us sisters and we love and care for each other.
Our stories of not just surviving but thriving can only help others who may feel they are all alone with no where to turn. I believe we have dispelled that myth and put those in need on a path to healing and thriving.
If you’re reading this today and need to get to safety for yourself and/or your children be certain to have a plan. For help on developing that plan a great resource can be found at Transforming Junk Into Jewels . There you can get your free copy of Exit Action Plan: 10 Steps for Leaving an Abusive Relationship. In it you’ll find helpful tools and tips for you to follow. And once you’ve made that transition please seek help. There are groups and individual counseling available to help you move forward and leave the baggage of the past behind. Then share your story so that another can find the courage and be inspired to move from darkness to light.