Category: Trauma Informed Care

11:55 am | |

When the pain is severe …

When the pain is severe, the days turn to blurs. Laying in bed on a heating pad surrounded by my dogs and cats is my daily reality. I sleep countless

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9:26 pm | | Comments 2

God Uses Crises

Crises are opportunities to experience and know God to a degree and depth that you have never known before. -Tony Evans.  Based upon my experience with crises and trauma, I

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9:10 pm | |

I struggle with chronic pain

There, I said it. Right there in the title, something I’ve kept as a secret for years. Why? Why wouldn’t I share that? Because I am constantly on medication for

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2:29 pm | |

Hurt and Healing

“Don’t let the person who hurt your heart mess up the One sent to heal it! #letitgo”, Paula White.  2019, Paula White facebook fan page. Matthew 5:22 says that in

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1:39 am | |

Shelley Lubben: The good, bad, and ugly, Pt. III

Pt III – It’s time to heal. Wounded people wound other people. Most of us would be terrified if we had someone following us, recording every thing we did wrong,

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6:32 am | | Comment 1

Shelley Lubben: The good, bad and ugly, Part II

Part II: Wounds in need of healing. Ten symptoms that indicate wounds that are in need of being healed:  You avoid specific places. You avoid certain people. You have made

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9:31 am | | Comment 1

Shelley Lubben: the good, bad and ugly, Part I

Part I of III: Response to news of her death. This weekend marks the one week anniversary of the death of Shelley Lubben (1968-2019). To my knowledge, she was the

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6:41 pm | | Comments 3

Why free of charge services?

I decided that I wanted to share why we don’t charge for any of the services provided by Beauty From Ashes™ Ministries, the non profit that I founded.  Why free

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11:02 pm | | Comments 2

Inspire. Heal. Build.

Every morning, typically after my quiet time, I have these (what I think to be) brilliant ideas for blogs, things I think God has given me to inspire, heal, and

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