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This episode is particularly resonant for anyone who has faced the deep pain of domestic abuse. I recount my personal journey of surviving and escaping a violent marriage, and the conflicting emotions of relief and sorrow that surfaced after my abuser’s passing. Through this lens, we examine the challenge of unconditional love and forgiveness.
Struggle and spirituality collide in our intimate conversation about the role of faith through life’s most trying moments. As we navigate the tumultuous emotions that come with feeling forsaken, from anger to surrender, we acknowledge that faith is not immune to questions and doubts.
Our emotional discussion took a heartfelt turn as Lydia recounted the communal outpouring of support during her son Ezekiel Cameron’s health battle. By sharing their grief, Lydia and her family tapped into a universal need for connection, discovering solace within a global prayer network and the compassionate care of Christian medical staff.
As we shoulder the weight of past sorrows and stride into the unknown of a new year, this series of intimate discussions promises to shed light on the transformative power of faith. We’ll share stories drenched in hope, revealing that our scars are not our masters but markers of a battle being won.
Some moments in life test the very fabric of our faith, where hope seems like a distant flicker in overwhelming darkness. This is the crucible Tammy bravely steps into as she recounts the life and tragic loss of her daughter Brandy, revealing the profound strength and resilience that can emerge from the deepest sorrow.
This episode ends our season on childhood trauma and it is an episode filled with hope and a story of ridiculous redemption, straight from Amy’s counselor.
This episode chronicles the day that Amy finally decided to address this is her counselor’s office and the healing that came from that session. It provides hope for any one of you out there listening that live with shame of sexual abuse for any reason, but particularly as a result of purity culture messaging . Shame does not belong to you and is a tool our our enemy. We want you to heal just like Amy has!
What are the felt needs behind a request from our children, regardless of trauma status? Why is it important to connect with them in the first place on practical levels–levels that we’ve not seen pre pandemic? Now more than every our children need us, and we need them. This episode is rich with information that will help you connect with your kids over one of the very few common human needs–food. Listen as he tells his journey of this ministry and how he strongly encourages parents to get in the kitchen with their children, and you don’t have to be a chef.
What if it were as simple as adding healing foods to your toolkit? Trauma survivor and wellness coach Nicole Patraw joins the Wednesdays With Watson Podcast! Nicole brings such wisdom as it pertains to nutrition, particularly when trauma and present, and for children. Her amazing story and how she turned her pain into purpose is nothing short of amazing and is the true definition of healing. Listen in as Nicole helps us, because that is her passion!
This is a special solo episode that recaps our series on racial trauma as well as an update as to where we are going and what our efforts have accomplished. Enjoy this short solo episode! IMPORTANT LINKS: PTSD, JESUS & ME (first season, my diagnosis and journey to it)–Season 1 PTSD, Jesus & You–Season 2 […]