SunflowersBe your child’s light, don’t let them grow up in darknessContinue Reading
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I have been broken but I haven’t been beat I have spoken and I won’t admit defeat, faced my en-emy and I faced my fear no matter what he did to me I’m still here he took away my youth and he took away my choice but I now speak my truth ’cause he couldn’t […]Continue Reading
Notes from Mary about this video: My friend George Robinson put together this song of my work. I met him at his Healing through Creativity festival in West Virginia which I have attended for about 4 years. My very close friend, artist Michal Madison allowed us to use her paintings for the video. She is a […]Continue Reading
© Paula Evans Moysin. Published by permission. About the Author I’m a wife, mother, and grandmother who has lived with the wounds of CSA my whole life. When I began therapy, writing was the only way I could express myself. Now it has become a solid part of my therapy, and sharing is part of […]Continue Reading
Remember this song? Alanis very clearly states in interviews that it was part of her healing from a relationship with an older man that she was “unprepared to deal with at the time” (She was 14.) Note the verse lyrics are very standard stuff for CSA victims to hear from their abusers: If it weren’t […]Continue Reading
Goodbye child meyou were so very unluckytreated like a rag dollgrow up, stumble and fallI am grown up now, child mefinding my own happylost without your memoryyou will heal child meyou will find your inner strengththat love does exist at any lengthyou will lose yourself child mebut you will find your true familyyour suffering will […]Continue Reading
It wasn’t just the physical abuse and emotional neglectMy innocence was just another thing to collectSick adults creating sick childrenSick individuals harming their own brethrenThere is no justice for a stolen childhoodThere is only pain and survival into adulthoodChildren should be preciousAllowed to be precociousHave the freedom to learn from their mistakesNever wallow in their […]Continue Reading