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Daily Archives: July 12th, 2012

Abuser Tactics: But He Looks so Harmless

Well, here is Tobasco the kitty, a member of our family.  Doesn’t he look cuddly and cute?  Last night he was curled up just like this on my wife’s lap, purring away in contentment.  And then she did something Tobasco didn’t like.  She moved her hand and disturbed his repose.  So he fanged her.  Sunk …

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Steven Tracy affirms that The Unique Nature of Sexual Intimacy Makes its Abuse Uniquely Destructive

After writing the post The Unique Nature of Sexual Intimacy Makes Its Abuse Uniquely Destructive, I was reading Steven Tracy’s great book, Mending the Soul [*affiliate link]  and came across the following. Tracy writes: Sexual abuse is incredibly damaging because, as creatures made in God’s image, sex is the most powerful bonding activity in which we can engage. God’s intention …

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Churches and Abuse Cover Up — Insights From Penn State

Luke 8:17 ESV (17)  For nothing is hidden that will not be made manifest, nor is anything secret that will not be known and come to light. Here is part of an AP news story that helps us understand a very common motivation by churches to cover up abuse when it is reported.  Christians seem …

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