Posts tagged Jesus
"Out of Control"

Our first response is to try to scramble around, pick up the pieces and cling desperately to anything we can possibly control. Maybe if I look good and my life looks good, no one will see the ugly reality. I was good at this, an expert even. I obsessively sought to control everything from food intake to relationships to my personality and appearance. When life seemed out of control, I felt like if I could at least control something then I would come out on top. It got to a point where I began to get recognition from people for being and always looking put together.

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"Answer the Call, Set Her Free!"

I didn’t know what to expect and honestly, nothing could prepare me for the things I witnessed there. The open corruption of this place was unlike anything I had ever seen before! I would watch police officers pull up to the girls wanting to buy sex. People were openly having intercourse on the streets. I would see young, pregnant girls standing on the street corners who didn’t look a day over 13 years old.  People were robbing each other and pulling guns on each other. My heart broke so deeply.

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