Why I Didn’t Report

As I’ve shared with many of you, I was 20 years old when I was first raped. I didn’t report it because I was in a state of shock for weeks. I couldn’t mentally process what had happened. After the initial shock,  I was in a state of denial. Once the denial wore off, I … More Why I Didn’t Report

Faith vs Anxiety: Not on Opposite Ends of the Spectrum

As my husband and I begin to pack for a business trip to Spokane, my anxiety level rises every passing hour. It’s hard to talk about anxiety with people who seldom experience it because they can’t empathize with you when they can’t relate to what you’re going through. With fellow Christians, it’s difficult to explain … More Faith vs Anxiety: Not on Opposite Ends of the Spectrum

Now is The Time to Speak Even Louder

After the Brock Turner sentence unfolded, I’ve been feeling convicted to share my story, as well as my thoughts concerning what I believe to be a huge lapse in judgment by too many people. I’m not usually one to share my opinions publicly, especially through Facebook, but the past few days have made me realize that I can’t (or, more correctly, SHOULDN’T) stay silent any longer. … More Now is The Time to Speak Even Louder