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Strength

A Must read for those who have suffered sexual abuse.

To add, I would say altogether too many people might be victims. Remember, I speak as a catholic priest, privileged to have received the confidence of thousands.

I too have suffered that, particularly during my Youth; though Not of the Severe kind. By God’s Grace, it has not weighed down on me. I think one of the main reasons would have been my being on ‘Fire’ in my subject.

Having given some of my personal sharing, I would say Anna’s this article is, to repeat, A Must Read.

ANNA WALDHERR A Voice Reclaimed, Surviving Child Abuse

Weakness vs. Strength - Our Side of Suicide

Image courtesy of Our Side of Suicide http://www.oursideofsuicide.com/2016/05/09/weakness-vs-strength/

Some abuse victims want as adults only to forget their past.  That is an entirely legitimate response, and their prerogative.

By contrast, a surprising number of us want to use our suffering to ease the suffering of others.  We want to make something purposeful – even beautiful – out of what was painful and ugly.  That is a lofty goal which may or may not be achievable [1].

In either case, a few things should be clear.

A Strong Spirit

He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak” (Isaiah 40: 29).

Those who somehow survive abuse – physical, emotional, sexual abuse, and neglect or domestic violence – have a strong spirit.  This is true no matter the scars we carry forward from abuse or the fears abuse bequeathed to us. We would not otherwise be…

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Why I Blog!

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This is a Reblog of: https://makeitultrapsychology.wordpress.com/2020/07/18/why-do-you-blog/ via copy n paste.

In Perry’s post, I particularly liked: ‘WordPress is a beautiful community of nonjudgmental and supportive people.’ Very True.

As to Why I blog… mine is a frank attempt at… On the other hand, I shall not say it! Pl feel Free to give Your views on this; it will be Much appreciated! 🙂 …Regards.

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PS: To Perry: Had tried to add this comment on Your page… Hello, Perry! Reblogged this via copy n paste! https://lovehappinessandpeace.wordpress.com/2020/07/26/why-i-blog/ …Regards. 🙂 And got this msg at both two attempts:

perry

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BIOWEAPONS AND A VERY SCARY FUTURE (shared)

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Our Young Friend (from the photo he has posted on his profile!) who calls himself ‘Sandomina,’ has written this very well written article, which I am sharing in what must be known to You all by now — my copy and paste method, for the usual reasons.

A VERY GOOD READ. Even the comments make good reading. Do peruse.

BIOWEAPONS AND A VERY SCARY FUTURE

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When I am sad…

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This is by way sharing my (our) friend Wendy’s post: https://picnicwithants.com/2020/01/28/why-am-i-so-sad/

[ As it seems to happen to me often, either there is ‘no’ reblog button on blogs, or it does not load on mine. Hence once again, c and v. ]

First of all, to me Wendy is a Very Courageous person. Evinced by the things she shares.

Given that, as I have entitled mine, When I am sad, here’s what I do.

As background, please understand that I had, as Indians quaintly put it, gone half mad (perhaps more than half). Consider:

I had taken the step of Resigning from my Priesthood, – to which I have come back, – and am Yet NOT accepted by my community.

Living the life of a Diocesan priest, have had the experience of what North Indians call: The Walls coming to bite me (दीवार काटने को दौड़ते हैं).

I am of the opinion that the Western Medicine/Doctors, or the doctors of today, Blame it (All) on Rio. There I go again (intentionally), on lightening things up! 🙂

Okay, they blame it on the Bodily Chemistry. ‘She said, “It’s not what’s on the outside that’s bothering you, it’s your brain chemistry that’s out of balance.”’ This is a direct quote from Wendy’s post.

So it becomes medicines, medicines, and more medicines.

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What I do:

I spend a little time on considering What Food, Activity or Lack thereof might have brought out this situ, and try to correct it.

AND I COME OUT OF MYSELF.

 

NO questions of WHY is this happening to me, etc, etc.

I – MAKE – my – Mind – DWELL – On:

Thoughts and Memories

That Help me and Lift me Up.

I have a whole collection of graphics, many of them based on the Bible, which I use as Desktops and Screensavers.

Sure, writing the things that You see, filled with Mourning, my life, You would accept, is not an easy one. And the Body reacts by producing its Chemicals. But Chronic or of the Instant, the Chemicals have a Reason for being there.

But Different Thoughts Produce Different Chemicals!

It has helped me. …Over to You! 🙂 …All the Best.

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Learning, at the age of 72; Edited.

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[ NOTE: This is a PS, correcting my former word ‘Immigrant’ to Migrant, please. ]

Hello, my Dear Friends,

Had been concentrating on Facebook and Twitter, as they take lesser time to write.

Feel inspired to start working on my good old Blog again.

About this ‘learning…’

Had been showing what I found wrong, and had thought that people would simply and automatically understand that Doing the Opposite was the Solution.

But Bill Gates, one of whose posts I was reading of late, suggests that we, (in my case particularly ‘I’), say it out, in black and white as it were, what could be the solutions.

With India’s Corona lock down, it has meant that thousands of Immigrant Migrant workers want to return home, deciding to Walk(!), Hundreds of kilometres, as Trains are cancelled; – along with small children.

Youth and others are being harassed by the police, when these are trying to return.

And this is what I wrote to the Indian Prime Minister’s Office:

@PMOIndia

1. Pl arrange for FOOD along the way, for those trying to return home.

2. Army trucks could help them for at least for part of journey.

3. Army shd be under STRICT instructions not to Molest, particularly the women and girls.

[ Army men have been known to use ‘Rape’ as a tool, for what they would say bringing out the truth, as well as… ]

Response of Women of the North East of India, for Younger women being raped:

Do You think I am improving? 🙂

Love and Regards, and Stay Safe.

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A Glimpse of Clean India

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The title could also have been: A glimpse of ‘Cleaning’ India, but adding the two would have made it long.

Let’s cut the Long story short.

The ‘kick’ in the video comes towards the ‘end.’ So don’t miss that, please.

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