Am I Still a Victim?

My friend recently admitted to me that she's a victim of severe emotional and psychological abuse.  Naturally, being a victim myself, I already knew that about her. The conversation we had brought back a lot of intense moments in my life, one of which she witnessed. I was fifteen, living with a family in a city … Continue reading Am I Still a Victim?

The Courage to Change the Things I Can

G-d, Grant me the Serenity to Accept the things I cannot change, The Courage to change the things I can, And the Wisdom to know the difference. For a several years, I ended every day with the Shema, the Lord's Prayer and the Serenity Prayer. I understood the words of Shema, and held on to … Continue reading The Courage to Change the Things I Can