Know that it is “OK” – Survivors in Strength & Love

  This blog is my rambling about the many emotions and fears I am left with after 32 years in abuse. The sexual abuse as a child and my mother’s neglect is what’s affected me the worst. This has left the deepest impact on my life. Each day I hope to share with you a lookContinue reading “Know that it is “OK” – Survivors in Strength & Love”

“DYSFUNCTION”

Many of us have said at some point in our lives, “I’m suffering from some dysfunction lately.” What does this statement initiate in your thoughts? I can tell you that for the many millions who live as survivors of abuse, or if you are dealing with some type of abuse, this statement carries an entirelyContinue reading ““DYSFUNCTION””

Speaking Out as a Child Sexual Abuse Survivor

          Here is one local Illinois woman who has finally found the voice of the child she used to be!!!           Ms. Patricia A. McKnight, is now an Author/Speaker/Advocate & Blog Talk Radio Host for Dreamcatchers for Abused Children, but just TWO YEARS AGO she was a mental wreck. Ms. “Tricia” McKnight is now asking all News Channels andContinue reading “Speaking Out as a Child Sexual Abuse Survivor”

What does standing strong mean?

 Stand strong like that single blade of grass which takes all Mother Nature has to give, and through the power of its roots and the entwined support provided; it not only grows – it thrives!!!     “What does standing strong mean”. Everyone has always told me, at least throughout my adult life, “Trish, justContinue reading “What does standing strong mean?”

Clearing the head…Clearing the shame…

For years now I’ve believed writing good for the soul. When I began thinking about putting my nightmares into words it was frightening to imagine revisiting those feelings. It took so very much to put “My Justice” together for my children. They deserved to know how this evil first invaded our family. How could IContinue reading “Clearing the head…Clearing the shame…”

Do We Really Understand What This Means????

   This is a picture of me as a child when the abuse from the man who became my stepfather first occurred. Do you see the innocence shared in this child’s face? Do you see the sparkling young girl who is waiting to bloom? This child died!!!! In the very midst of the Sandusky Trial,Continue reading “Do We Really Understand What This Means????”

June Line Up for Dreamcatchers Blog Talk Radio

Dreamcatchers For Abused Children Blog Talk Radio June Guests & Special Shows http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dreamcatchers/2012/06/07/child-abuse-and-survival-education-with-patricia-mcknight Please join with me and the amazing team at Dreamcatchers as we welcome this month’s wonderful guests. There are just a couple that we are welcoming back who we had problems with their previous broadcast or there was more to their story. I hope that allContinue reading “June Line Up for Dreamcatchers Blog Talk Radio”