#MeToo means we’re human. We’re all full of confusion and delusion and fear. And the more we share, the more we move through our fear.
The way to repair the home (the body) after sexual abuse is to stay. Don't get a new house. Don't throw it all out and away and try to outrun the past, for it is is always there.
I have learned that my scars, both internal and external, are not something to be ashamed of. My scars are proof that I survived.
As I began to acknowledge my inner children, see them, hear them and love them, their unmet needs became easier to recognize and they began reaching out to me in healthier, less destructive ways.
Childhood sexual abuse is everywhere, yet people refuse to see it, refuse to confront it, refuse to even acknowledge, let alone heal, the pain of those who have experienced it.
It is not extinguishable. It cannot be held captive by your distorted view of the Divine. Its ownership cannot be assigned to you. It is now running from this room. It is fleeing this church, and it is coming home to the Church of My Body. It has lived through thousands of years of sinking, ...