Category Archives: Family Ties

We will talk about family relationships in this category raising concerns of communication, generational curses and how to improve how we relate to one another.

Suicide & How My Brother Saved Me From Drowning


Suicide & How My Brother Saved Me From Drowning. What a beautiful writing and how amazing to be saved by your brother! This is a must read.

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Adoptive Mom Exploits Foster Child with “Newborn” Photo Shoot


The child in question is 13 years old. His sister, also adopted by Kelli Higgins who lives in Florida is the one who suggested that she (Higgins) do a photo shoot of Latrell Higgins reenacting what his newborn baby pictures … Continue reading

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My Deitrick Haddon Response: Your Marriage Ending was A Choice


I sense that there is an attack on marriage in a variety of communities. In one of my old blog posts I mentioned that there is a group of homosexuals who said that they want same-sex marriage to be legalized … Continue reading

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Deaf to Church: How the Homeless Get Lost


A few years ago, around the time that I went homeless, I felt that the church (not the pastors) were not compassionate or helpful in my time of crisis. Most people do not understand homelessness until they have become homeless. … Continue reading

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Homeless Heir to the Founder of Las Vegas Dies In Misfortune


According to Yahoo News, or News.com  (I’m sure I found this by clicking on my Yahoo home page) it appears that a homeless man died of Hypothermia, who would have been heir to quite a throne of money, $19 Million before … Continue reading

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Abuse and Relationships: Isolation Is Subtle


What have I learned this year? I have learned that there are seemingly good relationships that are poisonous when that one person isolates you from being in contact with others. It was a form of control and abuse that started … Continue reading

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This Is Why I Came: A Poem by Ressurrection Graves


This Is Why I Came is a new poem that I wrote as an introduction piece when I go out and speak. This is in its draft form in that I am reciting it in this video, and not performing … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons You Should Attend Family Counseling – To Create a Family Vision


To Create a Vision The bible says that without vision the people perish. It also says that you should write your vision and make it plain. When business owners get a vision of how they want to provide a service, … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons You Should Attend Family Counseling – To Get Questions Answered


To Get Questions Answered I mentioned earlier that genealogy is important. It is a shame to have to go to extended family members, and ask about your parents’ upbringing. It is uncomfortable to do so when your aunt or uncle … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons You Should Attend Family Counseling III – To Forgive Others


To Forgive Others Forgiving someone else is not for them, it is for you. The same rule applies.  When someone has betrayed your trust or acted out of line with your expectations it can make you angry, feel hurt and … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons You Should Attend Family Counseling I – To Forgive Yourself


In the previous post I introduce all ten reasons that we will cover. Here they are again for your information. To forgive yourself To forgive others To learn the heart of your siblings To get questions answered To become comfortable … Continue reading

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Why and How People Become Homeless


During National Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week I thought that it was important to educate the public on reasons that people become homeless. This blog was originally published when I was homeless.  There is a very quick and simple answer … Continue reading

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Psychological and Physical Sibling Abuse: My Open Letter to My Big Brother


In writing my memoir, Identity Crisis, Identity Christ Is: A Journey To Love, there were a few things that seem to happen repeatedly. One of the things that kept happening was that I would mention a traumatic event that had … Continue reading

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Four Things You Can Learn From A Woman Married To A Child Molester


Lisa (wife and mom) her daughter Melissa, and step-father David Wayne Mixon were a family until one fatal day that changed their entire lives forever. This story is a warning to all women and men seeking a significant other whether … Continue reading

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My Adventures In Healing: It’s A Family Affair


We have started family counseling. All of my siblings are invited and only one showed yesterday. I think God has an elaborate plan that he is not totally sharing with us. It is kind-of-like how we as parents withhold information … Continue reading

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What To Do If Your Husband Or Boyfriend Is Sexually Abusing Your Child


Search Terms and Key Words Each day, I review my site stats for http://www.ressurrection.wordpress.com and the search terms that people are using to find me. Many times people are asking a question. I receive the most questions about child sexual … Continue reading

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Mother Father’s Day Greeting Cards: Is This Male Bashing?


As we approach Father’s Day, it seems that the tyranny from women has begun early this year. I have been a single mother (parent) for sixteen years and to be quite honest, I am not a fan of my daughter’s … Continue reading

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When Sisters Die: A Look At Child Sexual Abuse And Sisterhood


I have written other people’s stories for the month of April with the intention of leaving my story out of it. In some ways I thought people may want a break from my self discovery and indulge in the wisdom … Continue reading

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Marko Hamlin: One Man’s Story Of Overcoming Child Sexual Abuse and Depression


  Marko Hamlin was raised in Arlington, Virginia. The son of an alcoholic mother, he was placed into foster care around five years old. His mother had visitation and he remembers being returned to his mother in fourth grade. Marko … Continue reading

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My Letter To My Younger Self


My Letter to My Younger Self Dear Me: Did you know that your middle name means Victory of the People and Overcomer in Victory? “You’ll always feel a sense of alone because you’re not meant to be in the crowd. You … Continue reading

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