7 Quotes from Maya Angelou to Nourish the Survivor’s Soul (Part 1)

When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time. When you learn, teach. When you get, give. My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. There is no greater agony than bearing an untold […]

Songs Survivors Play to Survive Disaster

I Tried One day years ago I was trying to make it through a challenge.   In order to get through it I came up with a solution. I was going to flood my mind with positive words.  I chose to listen to my pastor’s sermons every time that I was in the car, which happened […]

Silent Lies: Why Black Women Must Continue to Lead the Resistance

2015 Best Quote Posts of the Year from WE Survive Abuse

I am thankful for every single reader, whether you agreed or disagreed.  Whether you liked a post or hated a post.  We sought to educate, inform, and start conversations.   When it comes to domestic and sexual violence, it is just too silent. In 2015 some of our most popular posts were our quotes. We reviewed the numbers […]

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Welcome the Week With Wisdom: 22 Quotes on Justice

Everyday silence harvests its victims. Silence is a mortal illness. ~Natalia Ginzberg Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. ~Winston Churchill When I liberate others, I liberate myself. ~Fannie Lou Hamer Law and justice are not always the same. ~Gloria Steinem The […]

Welcome the Week with Wisdom: Quotes on Stories & Writing to Nourish Survivors

?“The single story creates stereotypes, and the problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete. They make one story become the only story.” ~Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie?“I think writing really helps you heal yourself. I think if you write long enough, you will be a healthy person. ~Alice Walker? If […]

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