Written by a Restored Wings Resident Dear future me, Before jail, I was in prostitution. I don’t miss that life. It was hard. When I went to jail I asked God to show me where he wants me to go. I was lost and scared. I didn’t want to go back to that life. The […]
I’ve been able to build a community of women who have shown me that my past no longer defines who I am. Rejuvenating Women has been an answer to prayer.
Major life change, especially when considering a long-term program like ours, is going to be overwhelming and scary. However, if we can help new residents focus on the small choices and on their day-to-day instead of their “months down the road,” life does not seem so scary or overwhelming.
Be Real I was driving to Wednesday night bible study, which is new for me. As I’m driving, I am thinking back to church and remember something said that day, “Be Real.” That makes me think about Rejuvenating Women’s Thursday night Bible study and what we’re studying, which is forgiveness, so “Be real” keeps popping […]
Forgiving Myself By Michelle Myers Yesterday morning, I was sitting in the orthodontist’s office waiting for my daughter to have her braces adjusted. When she is done, they normally just bring her out, tell me everything is good, and we go on our way. I usually use this waiting time to do my daily Bible […]
You Are Not Your Past Your Past Doesn’t Define Your Future. Our past can be so painful, that when we hear that song….you know, that one song, or when we see someone who caused us pain, it can “triggers” us into that dark place again. The pain is deep and it’s real. It’s as real […]
The Healing Language of Art There are roughly 6,700 languages spoken in the world today. Each of these languages are comprised of thousands upon thousands words organized together to form sentences, paragraphs, exclamations, and conversations. But who can relate to that moment when the dark night of the soul envelops you, grief begins to take […]
We have been blessed with a home to place girls and women who have been freed from the horrific world of sex trafficking. This house is an answer to prayer and God has given it to us so that we can better serve and help the victims. Your generous donation will help provide shelter, care, licensed […]
To my sweet brothers and sisters please please don’t fool yourselves in anyway to think seeing this is remotely anything but bad for your soul, marriage or relationship. This song I sing to my babes comes to mind- “O’ be careful little eyes/ears/mind what you see/hear/think- for the Father up above is looking down in […]