Mental Health

From Rubble to Royalty

tammy child abuse prevention

If only there’d been a National Child Abuse Prevention Month when Tammy* was 4 years old. Maybe someone would have believed her cries for help and stopped her abusers.

* Her real name, used with permission.

No Voice

Looks can be deceiving, Tammy's already being sexually abused.

Looks can be deceiving, Tammy’s already being… Continue reading

Where the Souls Go

ann hite where the souls goAnn Hite’s* third novel, Where the Souls Go, continues the Pritchard family saga in the Black Mountain series. Annie Todd, Grace Jean’s daughter, is added to the multi-layered mix of a dysfunctional family in the North Carolina mountains.

“Annie Todd’s journey with a… Continue reading

Abandoned, Part 2

Angie and mark weddingIf you haven’t read part 1 of Angie’s story, please read it here first.

Six years after her first marriage ended, Angie met and married Mark.

Health Struggles Resurfaced

Angie’s health struggles resurfaced when she became pregnant with their daughter.

A fibroid tumor… Continue reading

Abandoned, Part 1

Angie's family prior to her mother leaving

Angie’s family prior to her mother leaving

Angie* was too young to remember being abandoned by her mother, for she was only two years old.

Their father’s week and a half leave from the Air force was the impetus for Angie’s mother… Continue reading

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