5 Myths About Human Trafficking

How do you define truth? Webster's Dictionary defines it as: the real facts about something;  the things that are true; the quality or state of being true..." and it defines true as being: agreeing with the facts; not false; real or genuine. " The enemy loves taking a bit of truth, adding a few false statements, mixing them together and presenting the revised version as truth. There's just enough truth in it to be confusing to some. Others buy it as truth because they recognize some of it so they assume it all must be accurate. He did this to Eve [...]

Who goes to jail?

Who goes to jail? When police have a bust in a hotel room where prostitution is taking place, who goes to jail? Historically, the pimp (the seller of sex) was nowhere to be found, the john (the purchaser of sex) was sent on his way and the girl was the one put in handcuffs and carted downtown for mug shots and lockup. She was the one soliciting, therefore, she's the criminal. Thankfully, because of grassroots efforts and faith based organizations uniting to raise awareness, that has changed. In the state of Georgia groups gathered to lobby for stiffer penalties for [...]

Who is your favorite Superhero?

Who is your favorite Superhero?  Is it Superman, Batman, or maybe Wonder Woman? Growing up with two brothers, I saw my fair share of Superhero cartoons and movies. My favorite was Superfriends, because all of the Superheroes worked together to fight evil as a united force. No one Superhero sought glory for themselves. They all worked together as one force to fight the evil in their community for the good of all. Yesterday, I got to meet with a new group of Superheros.  They truly are the modern day Superfriends. While everyone wasn't able to attend, I had lunch with [...]

When a nightmare becomes a reality…….

When was the last time you had a bad dream? Was it as a child or recently?  Last night I had a very vivid nightmare.  I dreamed that I was a trafficking victim. It was the middle of winter and we were in a horrible snow storm.  People were encouraged to stay off the roads for fear of accidents.  My pimp sent me outside without a coat to be picked up by a john. He pulled up, I climbed in the car, and we started to drive.  He didn't say anything to me other than, "We're going to have a [...]

Seven Days of Hope: Day 7, Hope is here!

The Daily Grind Are you as excited as I am? After two and a half years I can finally share Rescuing Hope with you. I have often equated this process to Mr. Toad's Wild Ride. There have been ups, downs, and crazy turns, but it has all been worth it.  I am sharing chapter one with you today.  Tomorrow, you will be able to purchase the book at the Resolution Hope New Year's Eve event in Pittsburgh, PA or Kennesaw, GA, right here or on Amazon.com. Be forewarned this is real life fiction. It's gritty. Some of the content [...]

By |2012-12-30T07:47:31-05:00December 30th, 2012|Book Review, Human Sex Trafficking, Women, Young Adult|4 Comments
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