It’s like your emotional brain has a cold

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and I know locally in Southern Illinois there is an effort to inform society about Mental Illness and what we can do to help.  The day to day forms of mental illness you see in family and friends can be anything from the equivalent of I have a coldContinue reading “It’s like your emotional brain has a cold”

We all need inspiration…..

Sharing this Beautiful power of HOPE!!! Today I will do my best. If I have a good day, I will be proud of myself. If I have a bad day, I will not dwell on it. I will forgive myself, I will put it behind me and I will continue to move forward. Written byContinue reading “We all need inspiration…..”

Go ahead, ask that child what happened, I dare ya?

  Well its happened my friends. Yesterday myself and a very dear friend, a passionate advocate for the voices of those who’ve been harmed; Ms. Lisa Chilton, Legal Advocacy Director of St. Clair County Courthouse; we met with Illinois House Representative Jay Hoffman, and we introduced the proposal for the Family Terrorist Act – ‘Trecia’sContinue reading “Go ahead, ask that child what happened, I dare ya?”

America our families matter and so does the future for our children…..Support the ‘Family Terrorist Act–Trecia’s Law’

  Morning America. …I’m asking the ‪#‎advocates‬, ‪#‎ChildrensRights‬, ‪#‎HumanRights‬, ‪#‎DomesticViolence‬, ‪#‎MentalHealth‬ , ‪#‎Victims‬, family friends, community members, education & law enforcement, healthcare providers, even our #Entertainment Professionals….PLEASE SIGN & SHARE If I’ve ever needed you to help me at all, I most certainly need you now. With your support we can change the future forContinue reading “America our families matter and so does the future for our children…..Support the ‘Family Terrorist Act–Trecia’s Law’”

Crimes of TERRORISM within our family unit….will you support this petition?

Hello Dear Friends & Supporters, I’ve started a petition on Change.org “U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Senate, President of the United States: Amend our prosecution of Domestic/Family Crimes & Crimes Against Children to include the acts of terrorism used in the control of victims,  accept the ‘Family Terrorist Act’ – ‘Trecia’s Law’ We need yourContinue reading “Crimes of TERRORISM within our family unit….will you support this petition?”

How is one trained to become the perfect lifetime victim of abuse

butterflydreamsabuserecovery.com/patriciamcknightsmyjustice. Welcome to the introduction of Patricia A. McKnight. Today a powerful speaker & strong advocate, but once a victim for more than 30 years of her life. Incredible right, why would anyone remain a victim of this violence and disgusting degradation for so long? It all started at five, I was trained to becomeContinue reading “How is one trained to become the perfect lifetime victim of abuse”

Butterfly Dreams Abuse Recovery

Butterfly Dreams Abuse Recovery. Hi everyone, are you aware that most of the Domestic Child Sex Trafficking cases occur by the direction of a family member, more specifically usually parents. Its actually quite tragic that the child doesn’t even realize they are being trafficked until many years later. A child’s mind, especially the young children,Continue reading “Butterfly Dreams Abuse Recovery”

Believe in the true power of your inner strength to survive

Friends it is time to take a deep breath in, concentrate on what is blocking you from feeling the true happiness in your heart, then as you exhale blow it out with force. Think of all those obstacles challenging you today and blow the fears into the wind. Allow the outer energy to absorb themContinue reading “Believe in the true power of your inner strength to survive”

Living in the laws of the church……

  Hi Friends, First off let me explain this piece of writing. So very often a survivor or victim of an abusive or harmful life comes to me and shares how they are plagued between the laws of the church they’ve been taught to believe all their lives and the many dangerous actions they’ve endured;Continue reading “Living in the laws of the church……”

Although it is written as a novel…..My Justice

         Although it is written as a novel, the accounts written here are true as they happened then. The impact and thoughts of the child, woman, mother, who endured it all are true. The names of the characters have been changed to protect innocent siblings & children, but this is the most powerfulContinue reading “Although it is written as a novel…..My Justice”