Sexual Predation Recovery

A follow-up to The Nightingale post two weeks ago, Silver Damsen shares her research and resources on where else this frequently silenced or dismissed idea of 13th stepping has begun to break the silence. We share this with you as a means to continue to say “you...

When the Voiceless Whisper

Sometimes the places where we hope to find the most safety turn out to offer safety and recovery in some areas but not in others. Even organizations that have a reputation for being very helpful and healing can be places where harm occurs. Silver Damsen bravely speaks...

My Voice

Dr. Reverend Barbara Edema has been a frequent contributor to Awakenings publications, and we’re pleased to share more of her encouraging, affirming message. In this piece, Barbara speaks to the ways in which survivors can often find it difficult to share their...