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  • 01:31

    Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN) - 1200

    in Self Help

    Tonight's special guest is Megan (Meg) Sartor from Queesland, Australia. She and her sister molested by their stepfather, who was prosecuted for her sister while Meg's abuse was never considered.  Later she was assaulted by her maternal grandfather. Her mom didn't want to rock the boat, fearing she'd lose her inheritance. Meg has since gotten "historical justice" which she recommends. "I always knew from such a young age that my family were disappointed or regretted that I came into this world," Megan says, "I can remember my parents treated us kids very differently," she goes on, "I was not loved like a child should be." After her parents divorced her nightmare began. Meg's mother went thru a rebellious stage. She had many boyfriends, and one in particular turned Mega's world upside down. After a period of time grooming her while bathing, he started to be a regular visit to her bedroom late at night. Then he began sexually abusing her at virtually every opportunity, behind her mother's back. "The school knew what was going on," Meg says, "as I had confessed why I felt so sick. I guess Sister Therese Ann and Sister Sarah just didn't know how to deal with it." Her childhood traumas set her up to have a tumultuous and often tragic adulthood, filled with inappropriate relationships, bad decisions and suicide attempts. But she hopes that's behind her. "For now I'm trying to stay positive. I have my ups and downs but with everything I have dealt with and it's all been on my own, Meg writes. "One day I will be able to share a home with my man, maybe have the wedding that I so longed for, the one that I dreamed of as a little girl. One day someone will want me forever." 

  • 00:31

    child sex exploitation can be prevented

    in Moms and Family

    Education to prevent child sex exploitation is our top priority

  • 00:31

    Stealing The Scene: Enter Don Cheadle & Jude Law

    in Movies

    Many times, as moviegoers, we look for films that our favorite actors are being showcased in as the leading role. But what happens when that very actor is upstaged? This week we'll be discussing that actual scenario. Two actors who's performances literally stole the show in the scenes with their respective leads! The two actors are Don Cheadle and Jude Law. Our focus will be on the movies Devil In A Blue Dress, starring Denzel Washington (with Don Cheadle) and Road To Perdition, starring Tom Hanks (with Jude Law). Please join A Reel Point Of View's film critics, host Greg Morgan (Reel Movie Guy), co-host Larry Domkowski (Must See Movies) and co-host Karen D (The Movie Maven) in this conversation about the "taking of ones thunder" so to speak! 

    Our show will be broadcast live on Blog Talk Radio and from 11:00 pm until 11:30 pm EDT, then continuing our conversation on Google Hangouts On Air from 11:30 pm-ish until 12:00 am-ish EDT...

  • 00:31

    Child Safety is our top priority

    in Moms and Family

    Child safety education prevents exploitation and victimization

  • 00:31

    Child Sex exploitation can be prevented

    in Moms and Family

    Child Safety education is top priority to prevent child sex exploitation and victimization

  • 01:30

    Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN) - 1199

    in Self Help

    SPECIAL TOPIC Night - "For Our Kids" - Deborah Maddison, Tracy Baxter, and Eugenea Couture, Canadian activists from British Columbia, will join Bill Murray to lead this evening's discussion about the Rights of Children and Families in North America. TONIGHT'S TOPIC: "Child Support - Who Really Benefits?" Join us tonight as we discuss this very contentious issue. Our governments are making money off our most vulnerable children and families are facing financial abuse in the name of 'child support'. We will be speaking with parents tonight about the many ways the government abuses this revenue stream they have created and how they are now fighting back to stop the profit off of our children and families and the archaic and brutal ways this has been enforced. Christopher Bruce, host of the talk show America's Deadly Sins, will be joining us and Angela Borths will be back. We'll also have advocates Spike Gardener and Bobby Dickerson. Myalisa, a mother from Alberta, Canada, will join us, too. She's been publicly fighting to stop the government child support clawbacks. So has Anupam Kakkar from Ontario, Canada, who's suing the government in a class action. ~~ Every two weeks a new THEME will be presented in this series, with frequent special guests speaking from their own experience. ~~ Please see our web page at: www.NAASCA.org/ForOurKids or write to: naasca.forourkids@gmail.com

  • 01:31

    Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN) - 1198

    in Self Help

    Tonight's special guest is Jennifer Martinez from Garland, Texas. "I speak to groups of individuals regarding Child sexual abuse and my personal experience with this topic," she says. "It is my passion to motivate and inspire individuals who struggle with anger and forgiveness." Jennifer was sexual abused by her older cousin from age of 3 to 11. She never told anyone, and grew up troubled and tormented by her past. She secretly hated her mother for not protecting her. Jennifer had her first child at 16 and was pregnant again by the age of 19 years old, and attempted shortly after her second child was born. A Psychiatrist diagnosed her with bipolar disorder which was then called "manic depression." At her very first family therapy session Jennifer told her mother what her nephew had done to her, and she found out that her cousin had tried to sexual abuse her sisters, too. Years later Jennifer found out that her aunts husband had been sexually abusing her abuser. By the time she was 25 Jennifer was a single mother of five children. After many highs and lows, feelings of guilt, hopelessness, hatred, unforgiveness and several suicide attempts, Jennifer decided enough was enough. She wanted to learn how to control her episodes in order to give her children a chance at life. Jennifer obtained her Bachelor’s degree in psychology and a Master’s degree in counseling. She currently works for the State of Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative services as a vocational rehabilitation counselor and counsels and guides individuals with disabilities daily. Jennifer plans on entering the psychology Doctoral program in the fall.

  • 00:52

    January Jones-Loss of A Child-Donna Mebane

    in Family

    The worst nightmare – and the worst wound – for any parent is the loss of a child. Such a loss cuts to the core of one’s spirit and soul.  But that painful experience sometimes opens our senses to mere inklings as well as clear indicators that there is an energy of life that survives mortal death.  Such was Donna Mebane's experience. 

    Then, without warning or explanation, Donna's daughter Emma died at age 19.  Left with unanswered questions, the family was devastated.  And then, while still digesting their loss, Donna and her family began to sense Emma's presence, to see signs she was still with them, and they came to know , without a doubt, that Emma lived on.

    Donna fictionalized her experiences with Emma in Tomorrow Comes, the first in a three-book series that imagines Emma's life on that other plane while chronicling Donna's evolution from hope to knowing.  And while the book may be a fiction, Donna's experiences, and those of her family, are very real.



  • Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN) - 1197

    in Self Help

    Q & A Night - You'll suggest the themes for tonight's show, which will involve any topic from the world of public safety, violence prevention, and child abuse and trauma. Special co-host Dr. Debra Warner, Psy.D., a Los Angeles based Forensic Psychologist will lead the discussion. ~~ NAASCA is pleased to announce that Debra will be making regular special co-host appearances on upcoming Tuesday night question-and-answer style community participation shows. An educator and violence prevention expert, Dr. Warner will assist SCAN host and NAASCA founder Bill Murray field questions and lead a variety of topic discussions suggested by our call-in participants. Debra's understanding of the issues of child abuse and trauma spring not only from a professional perspective, but also from a personal one. Multiple members of her own family have been victims of predators. She'll share how she's participated in their struggle with surviving and thriving. ~~ Everyone's invited to engage on tonight's show .. on the phone or in SCAN's ever-present community chat room. ~~ Please visit our website: www.NAASCA.org

  • I.A.M.S.: Smarts and Darts of Being 100... Inner Child

    in Spirituality



    God is lavish, unfailing Abundance, the rich omnipresent substance of the Universe. This all-providing Source of infinite prosperity is individualized as me — the reality of me.

     And as so,

    I invest in myself by taking regular  time to let go play and have fun.

    Mission: Our mission for the I.A.M.S. Darts and Smarts of Being 100 iMinistries, is to be the presence of African-American Cultural Awareness. In which, we as people of culture, can become empowered, and succeed by gaining a wakefulness and understanding of the knowledge of our ancestors of antiquity.

    This gen has erected Great civilizations, but has been left out of our field of cognizance.

    At I.A.M.S., we encourage and support the demonstration and application of our ‘Deific Gifts’ in living fully from that perspective of ourselves on a daily bases. 

    With a realization of the art form of "Imaginal Conception=IC,” SolLuna Alchemy is an exploration of the mind, body, spirit in its fullest expression of its sovereign cogency! (Inspired by Doreen Virtue, "Healing With The Fairies"...John Randolph Price, "The 40 Day Prosperity: Abundance Book".)

    We feel it is necessary for I.A.M.S. to dream and think big; as well as develop a strong constitution of obtaining individual, as well as community aspirations, through study and practice of applying the proper mind set and feeling nature to all deeds.

    Our media graphics are/were created and submitted by L A Williams, an apprentice of I.A.M.S. (Imagicatii Academia Mellannium SolJahs)

  • 00:30

    Can't sleep, missing someone who died, talk to us the Grieving Insomniacs.

    in Self Help

     The Grieving Insomanics show was created by Cristi Habermann and Crystal Blackburn both have had significant people in their life tossing their lives into chaos and grieving for years. One of the things missing in both of their grief journey's was talking to other people who understood and had experienced the loss of a child or the murder of a sibling. There are other shows about grief with other hosts interviewing people who wrote books or are professional speaks discussing their grief. What seemed to be missing was a forum for which people who were struggling could call to talk about their grief, the person had died, and other struggles they were having. This show is for those who want to call in to tell their story, to recieve support, and hear other's stories without ever leaving your house. 

    Today we are talking about how it is possible we can be angry at the person who died, but yet be so sad about them dying. How do we reconcile those two emotions? How do we stop feeling guilty for being angry? Tune in to talk about it. There is no one answer or formula which is going to fix it. Sharing those emotions helps heal them, and maybe someone has an idea that someone else can try. Join us in our community of Grieving Insomanics.