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Convinced I was worthless.

Beth

I thought that I had nothing to live for. I thought that I was the most worthless mother on the face of the earth. I was no good as a wife. As a mother. As a daughter. As a friend

Convinced I had committed the unforgivable sin.

Cat

You can forgive me of the drinking and the drugs. You can forgive me of the sexual sins that ran deep. But you can’t forgive me for that. That was unforgivable to me.

Girls, drugs, and new pickup truck.

James

She came home and said, “I wrecked your truck today.” Of course, I jumped off the deep end and immediately wanted to go reach for a beer and some drugs to drown out the emotions.

Compelled to find lovers online.

Lisa

When I was sick and by myself at home I would think, “What exactly is the purpose in this. What are you doing? You’re still alone. You still have nobody in your life. You still have that void. So what you’re searching for is ...

Spent years pondering my sexual identity.

Mary Jenna

I started to make emotional ties with a lot of these girls that were just unhealthy.

What you say affects your sexual identity.

Mary Jenna

That’s the key thing here and when someone says they’re gay or homosexual, that is now saying; “That is my identity.”

My debauchery destroyed my marriage.

Sean

I started asking questions of some friends of mine that I knew were in church, like; “Really what’s the point of existence? What’s the meaning of life?”

Homeless. Sleeping in a car with my newborn.

Shauna

I slept in the car one night with my newborn baby. That was one of those “God, why me” moments.

Dad died. Then Mom. I was 13.

Tara

I just lost all hope. I was just being dealt the wrong hand. I really went into a depression.

My unspeakable abuse now helps other women.

Diane W

I made a choice. That day a healing process started in my life. Now I can look back and say, “Wow.