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Man Power

“If the mind can heal the body, but the body cannot heal the mind, then the mind must be stronger than the body.” My head dips slightly below my shoulders as I lean over resting my hands on my knees. Sweat pours down my body plunging to the ground like raindrops. I am breathless. It’s…
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In the name of Safety

Feeling safe is one of our most basic needs. We unknowingly strive for it. We don’t think about it when we are safe, just when we are not. It is said that when we do not feel safe; well-being cannot fully happen. Feeling safe is probably more important to a person than to actually being…
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A Silent Epidemic

People have always been afraid of the unknown.  Most of us avoid risk for the uncertainty of its outcome. When it comes to witnessing domestic violence, we often stay silent for that very reason. At some point in your life, you may encounter a family member, friend or co-worker who is experiencing domestic violence. It…
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Alice in the 21st Century

Most of us have read or seen a version of Alice in Wonderland. Disney’s images of the 19th century story range from amusing to frantic to terrifying (at least to a small child). Imagine the 21st century Alice falling into the rabbit hole of domestic violence. Out of concern for her beloved cat, Alice follows…
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It’s a Race!

On Saturday, October 11th we will Race. It is our 5th annual Race to Empower. The race is held in October, Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) to do just that… raise awareness, but also to give the community an opportunity to help us raise funds for the much needed services and programs we provide, that…
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What Would You Do?

It’s the $5.8 billion question. You can read the graphic. Every year the cost of intimate partner violence exceeds $5.8 billion. Domestic violence is costing us, as a community, more than $5.8 billion per year. Have I said it enough? What a waste! It begs the question, though. What would you do with $5.8 billion?…
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100% Success – What Could It Look Like?

The following is a transcript of remarks delivered at the 2014 Annual Breakfast & Community Recognition Ceremony on May 22, 2014. So…this is my second Annual Breakfast as executive director at A Woman’s Place. Since we were last gathered together here.. I turned 40, I went tubing for the first time, I hiked Top Rock…
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