Finding solace in self care

Finding Solace in Self Care

I started my journey with Redeemed Ministries as an overnight staff member at the Assessment Center (30-day shelter), and I am proud to say that I recently began working as a Resident Advisor at the Sparrow House (safe house). My time serving at Redeemed has been filled with both numerous...

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Grasping God's Tangible Love

Grasping God’s Tangible Love

I am beyond proud to say that I was one of the lucky few to be employed full time at the Redeemed Ministries’ Assessment Center. The Assessment Center was merely a 30-day shelter to some, but to the volunteers and the staff who put their heart and soul into it, it...

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Why Do They Stay?

Why do they stay? I think one of the most asked questions in regards to prostitution and sex trafficking is, “why do they stay?” and even more so, “why do they stay so long?” And from an outsider’s perspective, I can understand the confusion. Some of these ladies have been beaten, emotionally/mentally abused,...

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The Greatest of These is Love

I’ll never forget the day I had a client ask me, about 24 hours after her arrival at the Assessment Center, “Why is everyone here so nice?” Before I could even answer her, she went on to say, “There’s no way all of you could be good people, it’s impossible.” She told...

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Shame

At our thirty day Assessment Center, we are on the front lines of the battle against sex trafficking. The initial work to be done is getting them to feel safe and be still.  These women are in fight or flight survival mode and for the first time, in perhaps years or...

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