Category Archives: domestic violence

Kwan Yin, Goddess of Compassion

Kwan Yin – Compassionate Mother, Attending to those who are Suffering, the Feminine Face of Compassion Reflection by Mary E. Latela, M.Div., January 29, 2017 Two bunches of reeds, leaning against one another long enough they become connected. When Grandpa … Continue reading

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In the Beginning (novella w.i.p.)

In the Beginning of A Marriage by Mary E. Latela August, 2016 I’m Going to Fix this Marriage if it Kills Me; And how it almost did I suppose I should have been skeptical that a fairly nice looking man … Continue reading

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Wiseman Triumphs with What She Left Behind

Ellen Marie Wiseman Triumphs with What She Left Behind ByMary E. Latela May 20, 2016 Two young women, born sixty years apart, cross paths in almost amazing coincidences. When your resources are books – when you never speak to people … Continue reading

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Family Violence Law is Killed

In Mississippi, Law to protect victims of family violence dies. Continue reading

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Threats to Take Away the Kids

Mary E. Latela             March 6, 2016 Since a mother trying to protect her children while also trying to either mend a bad marriage – which is usually futile – or to keep the home … Continue reading

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Story that Saved My Life

Turning point …   Mary E Latela, March 6, 2016… The story that saved me was entitled “The Burning Bed.” (published 1/1/1980) by Faith McNulty, about Francine Hughes, a battered wife, who killed her husband after he made her burn … Continue reading

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Charming Guy or Abuser?

I suppose I should have been skeptical that a fairly nice looking man wanted to spend more and more time with me. … First he wrote me a note, identifying himself as a friend of C & MJ, mutual friends, … Continue reading

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