Segment 2: Seeking Guidance and Empowerment
- Mentorship from a couple within her denomination.
- Realizing her right to financial independence.
- Support in confronting deception in her marriage.
- Involvement of church leadership in her marital issues.
Segment 3: The Power of Supportive Community
- Joining a Bible study and a revealing conversation about divorce.
- Articulating the decision to leave her abusive marriage.
- Difficulty in deciding to leave due to various abuses endured.
- Recognizing the abuse with the help of a friend.
A New Beginning
- Pursuit of educational growth, including a bachelor's and master's degree.
- Commitment to a slow and steady approach to personal growth.
- Desire to help others find their strengths and break destructive cycles.
Big Hairy Audacious Goals (BHAG)
- The role of the Conquer program in setting and achieving BHAGs.
- Importance of utilizing resources like Conquer and courses by Leslie Vernick.
- Developing a clearer sense of identity and purpose.
- Sharing a poignant poem from 2008 reflecting past self-perception.
- Contrasting past self with the empowered woman she has become.
- Flourishing comes with a price but is worth pursuing.
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Breaking Night: A Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival, and My Journey from Homeless to Harvard by Liz Murray https://a.co/d/1D4CTBe