Victims or Abusers… What Lies Within Your Heart?

A specific sentence in this post caught my eye, and I believe it: “…sometimes we need to remember that the abusers were once victims too. “

The Abuse Expose' with Secret Angel

As we bring awareness to various aspects of domestic violence this month, I want to remind everyone that whether a victim or an abuser, these behaviors all started with a wound upon a heart… a wound inflicted by an abuse.  So though it is hard to grasp when we are hurting from the wounds  of abuse from our own past, sometimes we need to remember that the abusers were once victims too. Now this does not excuse the abusive behaviors that are learned for we are all responsible for our words and actions. But, this is why we need to pray… so the cycle of abuse will be broken from our children.

Victims or Abusers…
What lies within your heart?
For what is hidden within…
is where your words and acts start.
For abusive words…
flow from the anger in your soul.
And they are like daggers…
to hearts of…

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