Daily Archives: February 24, 2020

5 posts

The story of Regina

I come from a dysfunctional family with an abusive father who often hit my mother and created much violence in our home. As a child, I would wake up to smashed furniture and broken glass strewn all over the living room, and hear terrifying threats of violence and suicide as […]

The story of Ari

I was raised in Papua New Guinea (PNG), where my dad was a high school headmaster and my mother was a housewife who looked after me and my two younger brothers. Growing up, I remember that my parents fought and argued a lot, and my coping mechanism was to retreat […]

The story of Mandy

I was born premature, with no connection between my brain, throat and the rest of my body. Technically, I should have died as a baby, since I couldn’t swallow. However in the first 3 months, my mother decided to bring me home despite knowing if I died, she could be […]

The story of Hanson

I was born into a missional family, as my grandparents and parents are missionaries. When I was 7, my parents committed to full-time missions in China. It was a big change for my family as we had to pack up and move. My sister and I were sent to Australia […]

The story of Seth

I came from a very broken family. My parents divorced when I was 3 years old, leaving me growing up without my mother’s love. My father loved me, but he was an absent father. The lack of love I struggled with caused me to become an insecure and very impulsive […]