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Jim and Ken

childhood trauma

5 min read

Valuable and Worthy: Debra’s Journey Toward Holistic Recovery

“For a couple years, I was running the streets. Had lost my job, my kids, my house, everything.”Although 2017 and 2018 were two of the hardest years...

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Recovery for Children: How the TBRI Model Offers Healing for Broken Families

“When you can connect to the heart of a child, everything is possible.” - Dr. Karyn Purvis, co-creator of Trust-Based Relational Intervention®Family...

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Deep Trauma, Deeper Healing

Underneath homelessness, we often find addiction and, underneath addiction, trauma.

Trauma invades, wounds, hides and resurfaces, wreaking havoc...

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2 min read

Meet Talia: Satisfied in Christ

Written and read by Talia, UGM Resident, at a phase promotion event, August 2021.

When I was a little girl, I would look out my window at night and...

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Troubled Kid to Child of God: Jesse’s Story

At three years old, Jesse stabbed a kid in the head with a knife.

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3 min read

How my dad’s recovery changed my life

Editor’s Note: Ashley and her dad, Chris Kent, were featured on the cover of the February 2014 Mission News. Chris was absent from Ashley’s life for...

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