Can you hear the children screaming???

      These are pictures of my past, but now have become pictures of my present day life. Yes, the Breese Journal, Belleville News Democrat, and even KSDK News 5 have all done articles or have shared video from local speaking events. Today even the FBI Victims Services & Citizens Academy have recognized whatContinue reading “Can you hear the children screaming???”

My Justice Read by Author Patricia McKnight 01/20 by Fire Talk Production | Politics Progressive Podcasts

My Justice Read by Author Patricia McKnight 01/20 by Fire Talk Production | Politics Progressive Podcasts. This was one of the most powerful interviews. A huge thank you to Nell Cole & David Little Eagle for this fabulous opportunity to share my story, ‘My Justice’   Welcome Warrior Child Patricia McKnight who will join usContinue reading “My Justice Read by Author Patricia McKnight 01/20 by Fire Talk Production | Politics Progressive Podcasts”

From The Desk Of Darlene J. Harris- Familial Child Trafficking by Patricia McKnight A Survivor and Advocate

From The Desk Of Darlene J. Harris- Familial Child Trafficking by Patricia McKnight A Survivor and Advocate.   A must read for anyone working directly with children. You never know what might happen hidden in the protective cover of family. Learn the silent signs and give a voice to the silenced children today. Thank youContinue reading “From The Desk Of Darlene J. Harris- Familial Child Trafficking by Patricia McKnight A Survivor and Advocate”

Finally living in the warm embrace of love, sharing ‘My Justice’

        “My Justice” written by: Patricia A. McKnight Owner/CEO: Butterfly Dreams Abuse Recovery             A true story of one child’s life spent in horrific acts of violence, family alcoholism, mental health disorders, vicious sexual harm, community trafficking, and neglect so extreme the scars from rot are stillContinue reading “Finally living in the warm embrace of love, sharing ‘My Justice’”

A note from the author: Hope, Courage, Change in our society

  You see this bright blue eyed cutie; well I thought she was gone forever. I really thought they, my parents, had destroyed all that was wonderful about her. However, I feel her and she is right here with me always. She lives inside and still reminds me everyday; now I am safe, loved, andContinue reading “A note from the author: Hope, Courage, Change in our society”

One Victim of Familial Child Sex Trafficking – Microsoft Word Online

One Victim of Familial Child Sex Trafficking – Microsoft Word Online. Friends pls read & share>>> today I am just one of the many thousands who grew up as victims of Familial Child Trafficking. Please help us end this danger which grows within the protective given rights of every parent. We can no longer pretendContinue reading “One Victim of Familial Child Sex Trafficking – Microsoft Word Online”

Butterfly Dreams building partnership with FBI Victims Services

Local News Breese, Il 62230 Butterfly Dreams Abuse Recovery, a local not for profit victims assistance organization founded by Author/Advocate, Patricia A. McKnight of Breese, Illinois in Nov 2012. We are very excited to share our Owner/CEO Patricia ‘Trish’ McKnight was extremely honored yesterday, May 13th, when she and two of our governments finest inContinue reading “Butterfly Dreams building partnership with FBI Victims Services”

Passing the Torch of Freedom

Tonight I have the very special honor to speak for the Candle Light Vigil during the event for Restoring the Balance of Justice; held & coordinated by Rescue & Restore of Southwestern Illinois & Hoyleton Ministries. This event made possible by a grant for National Crime Victims Rights Week 2014 and the amazing work ofContinue reading “Passing the Torch of Freedom”

Actress Tammy Fox gives praise for ‘My Justice’

        My dearest friends, as I have shared with you many times before, there is just no way I can explain how my life has turned around. Just the people I am honored to call dear friends, the survivors & families who have touched my heart with words of support, and theContinue reading “Actress Tammy Fox gives praise for ‘My Justice’”

A simple spark to brighten your spirit ~~ enjoy always

Hopefully you woke with a spark in your spirit that something you are focused on will indeed come through. We all need something to keep us going and inspire the drive to create something better for ourselves. What if we carried just a small consideration of that same drive to keep those around us safeContinue reading “A simple spark to brighten your spirit ~~ enjoy always”