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Mentor’s Questions

  • By Teresa Pitt Green
  • July 3, 2020

Mentoring is a way to draw on your life’s experience to help another person recreate their own life. Mentors play a role in survivors’ recovery by being sounding boards. They have an important place in a patchwork of support survivors need but have a hard time trusting enough to...

In 2020, the bishops of Ireland blessed and dedicated candles of atonement for use in cathedrals and parishes throughout Ireland, starting on Ash Wednesday and burned thereafter during the celebration of Mass and other liturgies the following year. These candles were visible signs of the annual Day of Prayer...

By Teresa Pitt Green Many survivors experience a diagnosis of mental illness as another reason to feel shame – and hopeless. People feed that misery. Often they treat a person like their diagnosis – not as a person with a diagnosis. Even people with a mental illness can, without...

Pinwheels Prayer Service

  • By Teresa Pitt Green
  • May 31, 2020

Mike Hoffman sent me a wonderful email this week. Actually, it’s an email for every single one of our readers. We both hope you’ll spare time for a brief prayer service for healing and hope for all victims of abuse and for all our families and for the whole...

Consistent Theme: Listening

  • By Teresa Pitt Green
  • May 22, 2020

One among many themes continues to recur during our advance broadcasts ahead of the Spirit Fire Global Broadcast on Abuse and Faith. That theme has been listening and its powerful impact on healing. Listening Just this week, Dr. Heather Banis, who is a psychologist with a specialization in trauma...

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