Our year begins with an award from the Grizzlies Foundation. After several months of training in 2019, the award is a "spring blossom" to our spirits. The celebration was attended by both client and mentee.
We began this week by working on the root of the problem: unforgiveness. Our new client watched the movie, "The Shack," several times at her request. She asked more engaging questions each time, and finally came to a place of releasing unforgiveness regarding a parent. She wrote a letter to her parent and read it out loud as if they were in the room. This process was so healing to her and she began to "walk lighter."
As we begin to access the new client's trauma, the ACE questionnaire reveals much about her childhood. As the trauma is unpacked, getting to the root of the problem will take time. She will be joining our Monday night group as the Mentors rally around her praying and see her progress. The client was exhausted and expressed on her first morning, "This is the first night I've actually slept in safety for several years." After weeping, one on one counsel began while cooking h
We've just been contacted by a local church body in the Arlington area to take in a new client for sober living. She will check in on January 11. We're excited about her individualized treatment process and the new opportunity that awaits.