Many families deal with abuse, mental health issues, alcoholism, and divorce. Many of us were once just kids along for the ride on our parents’ journey of mistakes and bad choices. It’s what our parents showed us; it’s what they taught us. But as we age and take off on our own, getting through the confusion of our upbringing and the domino effect it inevitably has on our lives can be brutal. When we’re well into adulthood, why are we still trying to figure life out? The crux of this story is the path to healing—finding Jesus, finding love, learning to love, and sharing love with others. Understanding who you are is everything!

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Traci Silva

Traci’s greatest joy in life is knowing she is a child of God. Her inspired goal is to share with as many people as possible that they are, too. Born in Willoughby, Ohio, Traci graduated from high school in Jamestown, New York. After a stint in the Marines, she worked in the legal field while living in Southern California. She is married to Mike and values the privilege of experiencing life with him. She is a self-professed sun seeker and enjoys time on the lake with her family, friends, and dogs in Lake Havasu City, Arizona.

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I Hoped She’d Tell Me More

When I first shared with my mom that I was writing a book about the domestic violence in our family, I was nervous about what her reaction was going to be. I had always tiptoed around her feelings like they were eggshells. After telling mom about my endeavor, her...

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That Storm’s Comin’ Fast

In Arizona, it’s not hard to tell when a storm is on the way, but sometimes it’s hard to gauge the speed of a storm. While watching qualifications at the Classic Outboard Championships this past weekend, the afternoon heats were shut out by a moderately fast-moving...

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Is there something you think you know about me?

Making assumptions about people hurts – both on the giving and the receiving ends. This has been heavy on my heart recently as the hurt of judgment from a friend still lingers. It’s not the first time it’s happened, and it won’t be the last. The initial sting of being...

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What are we going to do?!

We were in a jam because we had dragged our feet. It was our fault. I had shown Mike the crack in the top frame of our aquarium a while ago and at that time we had decided to wait and see. Even though we saw the crack daily, neither of us really paid attention, and...

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Somewhere in the In-Between – For Mom

There is an occasion for everything, and a time for every activity under heaven:a time to give birth and a time to die …” Ecclesiastes 3:1-2 Walking into the unknown,this time I know I'm not alone. It’s chaos and it’s dark,but there’s this spark… It’s the Light of the...

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Just Saying See Ya’ Later – to Mom

“For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.” Jeremiah 29:11 Goodbyes suck.And I’m stuck on what I should say before you leave.Has everything been said?Is there anything we forgot?...

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Gold, Yellow, and Orange – Oh my!

“I own the silver, I own the gold, Decree of God-of-the-Angel-Armies.This temple is going to end up far better than it started out, a glorious beginning but an even more glorious finish; a place in which I will hand out wholeness and holiness. Decree of...

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