Tag Archives: Women

Domestic Violence: Three Women Killed for Refusing Abortion


24-year-old Tiffany Gillespie was pregnant with her third child when she was shot to death by her boyfriend Aaron Fitzpatrick. The murder happened on February 16. The victim’s relationship with Fitzpatrick was “troubled” with previous incidents of domestic violence.  The police … Continue reading

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Evidentiary Abuse Affidavit for Domestic Violence Victims


Re-enactment of Evidentiary Abuse Affidavit, in English, for victims of domestic violence to use if they are leaving a dangerous abusive or stalking relationship. All detailed instructions are included in Chapter 4 of Time’s Up by Susan Murphy-Milano. http://www.susanmurphymilano.com Susan’s … Continue reading

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One out of Three Women Experience Domestic Violence


Wherever you live, someone was murdered and silenced by intimate partner violence. One out of every three women around the world has been beaten and abused at least once in her lifetime, and the person who is abusing her is usually an … Continue reading

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Previously Owned Donations Needed


Previously Owned Donations Needed What do you do with what’s left behind after the death of a loved one, estate sale, garage sale, or moving sale? Donate to Go Fish Ministries, Inc., a Christian advocacy group for victims of sexual … Continue reading

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Still Choosing Life in a Culture of Death!


Just in the last few days, I’ve read about a father who threw his two year old in a creek and drowned her, a mother who threw her son out of a high window and stabbed her daughter to death, … Continue reading

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Center for Disease Control official arrested for Bestiality


Just last week, Dr. Kimberly Quinlan Lindsey, a top CDC official, was arrested and charged with two counts of child molestation and one count of bestiality. Lindsey and her boyfriend Thomas Joseph Westerman,  apparently involved a six year old in their sexual … Continue reading

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Christianity: The Best Thing that ever happened to Women


    Christianity: The Best Thing that ever happened to Women, written by Sue Bohlin, is one of the best articles I’ve read on the subject. Click on the link below to read it. Some feminists charge that Christianity, the Bible, and the … Continue reading

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A Christian Perspective of Perimenopause and Menopause in Women Part 1


Mom of 8 Parenting Little People After my last child was born when I was 37 years old, I began experiencing some symptoms, which were confusing at best, and driving me crazy at worst. At first, I suspected it was … Continue reading

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A Christian Perspective of Puberty: Girls Growing Up Pure


Mom of 8 Parenting Little People Puberty is the physical process of growing from a girl to a young woman. At sometime between the age of 9 and 18, but usually around 12 years of age for most girls, your … Continue reading

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Opening a Transitional Housing Shelter for Abused Women


A variety of programs and services already exist for abused victims to treat and prevent domestic violence. Since 1964, more than 1800 transitional housing shelters for abused women have been established in the United States. Initially designed to simply provide … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Silent, Stop Domestic Violence! Go Fish Ministries, Inc. Bike-a-Thon


Don’t Be Silent, Stop Domestic Violence! It Rarely Stops Video Go Fish Ministries, Inc. Bike-a-Thon In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Go Fish Ministries, Inc. will hold its first annual bike-a-thon in October to raise awareness of domestic violence … Continue reading

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Wait on Your Boaz!


To all the girls who are in a hurry to have a boyfriend or get married, a piece of Biblical advice: “Ruth patiently waited for her mate Boaz.” While you are waiting on YOUR Boaz, don’t settle for any of … Continue reading

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Thorns on the Bud


Thorns on the Bud Domestic Violence from a child’s perspective   I cried with mama’s hot tears I sighed with mama’s breathless prayers I felt the numbness of mama’s fears I knew the heaviness of mama’s cares I heard all … Continue reading

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May 2011 Newsletter


Go Fish Ministries, Inc.  News Letter   May.1, 2011 Jesus said: Follow me and I will make you fishers for the souls of others.  Matthew 4:19 Sis. Kimberly Hartfield, B.S. M.S. Christian Counselor                   Contact or unsubscribe: gofishbooks@gmail.com Counselors’ Corner May … Continue reading

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What Does the Koran Say about Women as compared to the Bible?


What Does the Koran Say about Women as compared to the Bible? The Koran has some interesting things to say about women. My first concern is this passage on The Women in [4.34] Men are the maintainers of women because … Continue reading

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A Christian Perspective of Pornography and the Marriage Bed


A Christian Perspective of Pornography and the Marriage Bed Does the bible verse “Marriage is honorable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge” (Hebrews 13:4) mean that all things are proper in sex within … Continue reading

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A Femenist Perspective of Little Women


Feminist Criticism has metamorphosed over the years from revisiting works by male authors to overlooked works by female writers. Some feminist focused on language and the way meaning is produced, deciding that language was developed in the male realm. Because … Continue reading

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Safely Home


About healing from Domestic Violence. God, You gave me back again That which I thought was lost I took back at Your command What he so carelessly tossed Though I’ve been so long abused My tears were never ignored My … Continue reading

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After Domestic Violence


It Rarely Stops Video Throughout my twenty-five year marriage to an ungodly “Christian man”, I experienced many incidents of domestic violence. At different times I have been on the receiving end of black eyes, a broken nose, a broken arm, … Continue reading

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An Existentialist Approach to Career Development in Victims of Domestic Violence


Existential counseling is tailored to a client’s issues, such as domestic violence victims experience, while explicitly addressing life, and implicitly addressing death (Epp,1998). It emphasizes the responsibility of freedom, the value of choice, the anxiety that comes with wrong choices, … Continue reading

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A Christian Perspective of Domestic Violence


A Christian Perspective of Domestic Violence Most abused women who experience domestic violence, along with their children, are caught up in or have been in a co-dependent cycle of abuse that enables the abuser to continue in the abusive behavior … Continue reading

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October Awareness of Domestic Violence Month


It Rarely Stops Video October Awareness of Domestic Violence Month©2004 The month of October is a scary time of year with Halloween fast approaching.  We prepare all month for a night of fright, a night of fun and fear.  We … Continue reading

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Advocacy Consultation for Victims of Sexual and Domestic Violence


Advocacy Consultation for Victims of Sexual and Domestic Violence ©2008, 2009 Kimberly M. Hartfield Abstract Advocacy is itself a form of consultation and is a role consultants take on when they believe a certain course of action should be taken.  … Continue reading

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Women Caregivers of the Sandwich Generation


  Women Caregivers of the Sandwich Generation The Sandwich Generation is a generation of people (mostly women) who care for their aging parents while also raising their own children. Carol Abaya, who coined the phrase sandwich generation, describes three types … Continue reading

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