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  • Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN) - 1715

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    Tonight's special guest is Elona Washington from Charlotte, North Carolina, a returning NAASCA family member. She's a mother of two, a child sexual abuse survivor and an author. "I was 5 when I was first abused," Elona says. "I was raped by a cousin, a boy my grandmother took in because his mother was on drugs." She goes on, "I was subsequently sexually abused by my best friend's brother. After a year or so, he told me, 'If a boy wants to have sex with you, you're supposed to let him.' Shortly after, all of his friends started raping me too. The kids and the adults in the neighborhood knew about it but instead of getting me help, they accused me of being a ho/slut, etc." In high school she was promiscuous, and suffered from anorexia, suicide attempts, depression, anxiety, etc. Despite having had a child at 20, Elona was still able to get a college degree. "After I graduated I worked as an exotic dancer to make the money. But, I didn't leave for 5 years. I honestly felt more comfortable in the strip club than anywhere else." Then she married, but he was emotionally abusive and after another 5 years Elona had a nervous breakdown. She sought counseling and turned her life around. She's penned several books, including 'How Divorce Became My Deliverance' and '20 Beautiful Women.' Her latest, 'From Ivy League to Stripper Life: 10 Lessons Learned,' is part one of the story of her life. "Publishing the book is scary but I realize how necessary it is," she says, "not just for survivors but to also gain compassion and understanding from people who were never abused."

  • Lack of Intimacy: Living in a Sexless Marriage

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    Intimacy issues are not uncommon, and they can certainly be difficult to handle or awkward to address. The reality of a sexless marriage can be downright devastating for those living in a marriage without intimacy. Intimacy pertains to the close, connected feelings partners build with one another over time; and the physical and emotional bond that is achieved in healthy relationships.

  • October Car Accident Awareness Month with ESTRA

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    Talking About You with ESTRA Radio/Podcast, Season 6, Episode 1
    Hurricane Harvey, Irma, Jose change the lives of many. The unexpected happens exactly the same with Car Accidents. When Insurers won't pay benefits, employment comes to an end, or injury last more than a year, what will your world look like?  
    October is Car Accident Awareness Month. This Month shares what you need to know if involved in a Car Collision. Do you know who to trust? What to say? What to believe? Don't have those 3-6 Months Savings for emergencies? Know who is looking out for your best interest other than self?
    Car Accident Awareness Month is a time to learn the answers to these questions.  This is also a good time to sign up to support Insured Civil Rights Legislation to protect those involved in car wrecks.  Don't let another individual or family go without the help required after a collision. 
    I'm here, and I care. 
    ESTRA Seattle

  • Beth Donnelly & Dagny Grant interview Numerologist Dee Gibson on "Echoes" Radio

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    Are you interested in Numerology?...the belief in the divine, mystical relationship between a number and coinciding events?...the study of the numerical value of the letters in words, names, and birth dates often associated with the supernatural? 
    Tune in today as co-hosts Dagny Grant and Beth Donnellly interview Dee Gibson, numerologist from Victoria, Australia on "Echoes of the Soul" Radio!   

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    Diana Sarah Universal Circle -- The Public Ministry of Om Prakash

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    Diana Sarah Universal Circle (of Creation Spirituality)
    Rev, Dr. Om Prakash Gilmore
    We speak the truth in Love from many traditions.  As a rose by any other name smells as sweet, Love, by any other name weather it be God, Goddess, Jesus, or Diety, is just as sweet and has the same meaning.  We move beyond dogma and internalized biases against other races and cultures in our service, to convey a truth that surpasses all understanding for those of the hard of heart.
    Tired of hypocrites, tired of back-biting, tired of churches that preach hard lessons that they themselves never follow.  This place, this open service is for you if you want to know the truth and want to enter into the eternal dance with the Divine.

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  • The Cure For Unhappiness, Anxiety and Discontentment

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    Shamika Smith, natural born intuitive psychic, discusses in depth how we must achieve internal harmony in order to experience peace. Learn the truth about unhaapiness, discontentment, anxiety and unrest and how to cure them all!

  • What is Etiquette Anyway?

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    Our Back-to-school series continues-  We will pick up our conversation with Mary Felton.  She will continue to offer tips on how to learn. Also, we will speak with some students and find out how the school year is coming along so far.


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    Welcome to my first show for Empaths.  We are living in a special time of the Awakening. What does it mean to be an Empath and how does it relate to the Awakening? Join us in this exciting Journey to Self and our interconnectedness. What is an Empath? What is the differentce between an Empath and Empathy? Why is an Empath like a "House With No Doors" ... and what can be done about it. This show is about everything Empath. . My empath book with 5 Star Reviews on Amazon:   EMPATHS ON THEIR SOUL PATH: A Guide To Empowerment In Your Awakening ...................https://www.amazon.com/Empaths-Their-Soul-Path-Empowerment/dp/0692884807/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1506212628&sr=8-1&keywords=empaths+on+their+soul+path . Join likeminded people in my Facebook Group:  EMPATHS ON THEIR SOUL PATH https://www.facebook.com/groups/1153717474715139/

  • "Community Matters" This Week - 499

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    "Community Matters - News of the Week" OPEN MIKE discussion from NAASCA.org (see: current articles) ~~ The all-volunteer National Association of Adult Survivors of Child Abuse has a single purpose, to address issues of child abuse and trauma including sexual assault, violent or physical abuse, emotional traumas and neglect .. and we do so from two specific perspectives: (1) educating the public, especially as related to getting society over the taboo of discussing childhood sexual abuse, presenting the facts that show child abuse to be a pandemic, worldwide problem that affects everyone, and (2) offering hope for healing through numerous paths, providing many services to adult survivors of child abuse and information for anyone interested in the many issues involving prevention, intervention and recovery. We seek to build a survivor / activist community, believing that together we can do what we can not do alone. ~~ Join our founder and CEO, Bill Murray, co-hosts MJ Goings, Carol D. Levine and other NAASCA family members, as they invite you to help them discuss the child abuse related news of the week from the National Association of Adult Survivors of Child Abuse. Every day we carry new articles based on current events. To make things easy, we collect them all together for this, our Sunday show .. where community call-in participation is always welcome!!

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    Episode 001: 180 Your Life: Turning Tragedy into Triumph after Loss

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    Loss can be overwhelming. Have you or someone you know ever experienced major loss? Have you ever wondered how to turn your life around after loss? What are the healthy ways in which to grieve? In this episode, Mishael Porembski, widow and author of the 180 Your Life books, and Pastor Ron Wean, widower and licensed clinical counselor, introduce 180 Your Life through 8 key steps to take after loss. They also discuss how to craft a life you love through health, hope, healing. Learn more at 180YourLife.com.

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