I’m honored that a version of my essay, Not My Child: Protecting My Son from a Sexual Predator, is featured today on the MOPS International blog, Hello, Dearest.
For a writer, there is nothing more affirming than when the words of your heart encourage and empower others.
I’m grateful to Leslie Means at Her View from Home for creating the platform for the original story, and to the editors at Hello, Dearest for keeping this important conversation alive.
Thank you. ❤
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It took five years of time and space before I resolved to write about our experiences with a now-convicted sex offender.
If ever I’ve hoped my friends would read and share a post, it’s now. It’s that important to me — and dare I suggest it should be that important to you, too?
If you leave a comment (and I always hope you will) please do so with compassion.
Thanks for visiting me here.
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