Who would’ve thought it? Three years ago, almost to the day, The Accidental Blogger made its debut…not because blogging ranked high on my bucket list, but because I needed a platform and figured stories about ordinary people who overcome adversity would do the trick.[Read more…] about Who Would’ve Thought It?
You might think it won’t happen to you, but it could. It’s a truth writer and recovering addict Steve Wildsmith wants to impress on everyone. The opioid and overdose epidemic now sweeping the country spares no one.
I’m with Steve.[Read more…] about It Won’t Happen to You?
For Tammy Horvath, forgiving her son’s killer was easier than forgiving herself.[Read more…] about Forgiving Her Son’s Killer…And Herself
Have you traveled to or lived in a place that took your breath away because of the people and natural beauty? And did your impression change because beneath the glittering surface lay a dark underbelly?[Read more…] about The Dark Underbelly: Your Opinions?
Seven years earlier, Tylor Trotter may have used the news of his mother’s murder to abuse opioids. Not this time. When the call came, he had everything he needed to cope with the unspeakable. He was not a victim.[Read more…] about Not a Victim: Tylor Trotter’s Story
Author’s Note: This blog post contains sensitive information that could trigger those who’ve been victimized by sex trafficking.
Polly isn’t her real name, and her address and the person who introduced us will remain confidential. She’s a survivor of sex trafficking and is terrified her former boyfriend will find her and force her back into the life.[Read more…] about Sex Trafficking: It’s Happening Everywhere