Safe But Not Unharmed

Plans may have been sour for my parents, but I know that God still has good plans for me as I share my story with the world.  When I was  returned to my family I remember the person that found me saying” It’s alright you are safe now!”, but I can say that I was not unharmed. I clearly remember riding home from the hospital and thinking that this is something that I will never forget and as I reflect now, it was the first step to healing.  This was not just a healing process for only for me, this was a process for my family as well. Healing from the many months in court, the re-telling of my story, and   reliving kidnapping everyday that someone asked me if I was ok, just because they were being nosey or the story they heard on the streets was confirmed. [Read more…]