JUSTICE: a poem by a woman who was sexually, emotionally, mentally & spiritually abused

A very powerful poem. May God grant her request.

A Cry For Justice

This poem was sent to Barb by a woman who was sexually, emotionally, mentally and spiritually abused by her pastor. When (a few of) his sins were exposed, all he got was a slap on the wrist by the “denominational council” and a whole year of free counseling for himself and for his marriage.

Here is what she says:

I was never heard.  My spirit was left for dead. And I was changed in the deepest way that will leave me forever scarred.  And no one seemed to care.  I hurt so much and no one can ever fix that.  I live with it.  I let go and forgive and I keep living with this scar hidden under my heart in shame.  This poem is all I have left to show for my experience.  Feel free to trash it, post it, curse it, or pray over it.  I just want someone… someone…

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About Dale Ingraham @ Speaking Truth In Love Ministries

We started Speaking truth in love Ministries to address the issue of sexual abuse within the faith community. My wife, Faith, is a survivor of many years of abuse by her father who was a pastor at the time. We go into churches, colleges and conferences to speak about this issue.
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