Counselors working with survivors of domestic abuse have told us that real healing from domestic abuse must include a spiritual component. Spiritualities are as diverse as women themselves. Our spiritual journey can be broadened by listening to perspectives that differ from our own. The following “women’s spirituality circles” encompass a range of Christian viewpoints.
Click on each icon to listen to women speak about different definitions of spirituality.
Reflective Questions to ask of yourself: How do I define spirituality? What experiences have influenced my definition? How might the local shelter or transition house address the spiritual needs of women who have experienced abuse?
Click on the HELP tab to find out about some resources in your local community;
Click on the FAQs tab to consider more fully what abuse is and how frequently it occurs;
Click on the RESOURCES tab to learn more about what is available to help those who are suffering.