How do you write about something that people are afraid to see? How to you expose an undermining, but insidious practice? How do you change peoples’ minds? How does a civilization heal from the wounds of abuse?
Every 107 seconds, another sexual assault occurs.
The causality of sexual abuse ripples through our culture. It touches every one of our lives in ways that you may not have noticed. Do you know what your neighbor has endured? Or more importantly how he/she has transubstantiated his/her suffering for a greater purpose? Suppose the sufferings of abuse have not been easy? Suppose the opportunities to transform his/her experience into something greater for his/herself and for other’s has been elusive? What might that mean for your neighbor? What might that mean for you?
Tami Boehle-Satterfield has challenged herself in 2016 to post week about the unpopular topic of abuse. Learn more about Tami at attentiontoliving.com