Monthly Archive: February 2014

Feb 20

More Encouraging Scribbles

Today I got a devotional email from Girlfriends In God. In it it says, “Our words need to be encouraging. One of the highest responsibilities in the body of Christ is to practice encouragement. A word of encouragement may be a life preserver to someone drowning in a storm of life.   Our words need …

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Feb 18

Delight in the Lord!

Many have probably heard of Psalm 37:4, “Take delight in the Lord, and He will give you your hearts desire” HCSB (Holman Christian Standard Bible) Before I knew better, I used to think it was saying that as long as I took delight in God, He would give me whatever I wanted! Years later He …

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Feb 17

Nothing But The Truth

As I say in my book, But I Liked It…and Other Lies, (due to come out this spring) I’ve spent most of my life believing lies straight from the pit of hell.  The lie that I thought I liked my sexual abuse was the most emotionally crippling. Almost as enslaving were; “I was responsible because …

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Feb 16

What is Holy?

In God’s Word, 1 Peter 1:15, it says, “but the One who called you is holy, you also are to be holy in all your conduct;” 16,”for it is written, ‘BE HOLY, BECAUSE I AM HOLY.’” This verse used to strike terror in my heart. I thought I was the furthest thing from holy! That …

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Feb 14

Watching Joyce Meyer

Do you know who Joyce Meyer is? Have you watched her on TV or read any of her books? Gone to one of her conferences? I’m blessed to be able to say yes to all four questions. Her ministry has had a huge impact on my life. She was horribly abused by her father and …

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Feb 12

Can God stop loving Me?

I used to think He would if I didn’t toe the line just so… And then I thought for sure it was confirmed when I read in Isaiah 49:14,15; It states, “Zion says, ‘The Lord has abandoned me; The Lord has forgotten me!’ “Can a woman forget her nursing child, or lack compassion for the …

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Feb 11

Emotional abuse

Emotional abuse can leave as many scars on the psyche as physical ones do on the flesh. Which is worse? My emotional scars went deeper and took much longer to heal; but heal they did, thanks to a loving, restoring God! Yours can too. Get them out into the light of day and apply heavy …

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Feb 04

Welcome to My Blog!

Let me introduce myself.  I’m Roxanne Fawley.  I’m sixty years old, and have always lived in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  I’m a new author, and have a book coming out this spring called But I Liked It and Other Lies.  It’s about how sexual abuse can enslave its victims, and just as crippling are the lies they …

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