Although I have traveled down dark roads at a very young age, I have come as far as I have because I am not alone. God has been holding my hand through it all. When I could not find my way through darkness, He carried me. When I cried myself to sleep, He rocked me […]
December 1990 with my sisters in the kitchen using toothbrushes as microphones. My younger sister is almost 4 in this video, I am almost 6, and my older sister is almost 9. The best part of this video is when the music starts and my sister who is a ham in front of the camera […]
April 1990 with my mom, I’m 5, younger sister 3, older sister 8. Whenever I need a good laugh I just turn on an old family home video of my older sister she is funny and a brat. “Older sister having to be the center of attention”
A look back on significant events and accomplishments from 200o-2010 in my life.
I had a girl last week who had just disclosed sexual abuse after keeping silent about it for 2 years. When I asked her what made her tell the counselor that day, I thinking she was going to tell me because it was haunting her. Her response was a response I wish everyone could hear. […]
My biggest enemy is not the man that raped me as a child nor is it the relative that molested me for a year and a half. While I have the face of the man that raped me and the relative that molested me burned into my memory I don’t know what my biggest enemy […]
Article in today’s Western Courier. Click on book to read.
My first time speaking October 2004 Click on photo to read article. The article is mailed out in a newspaper to 98,500 Alumni from WIU. This picture was taken October 2007 with my sister my last Take Back The Night as a WIU student. I find it interesting that the video above shows the first […]
Enter to win a free copy of my 2nd book that was published November 2nd. Only a few days left to enter. Click on the photo and it will take you where you need to enter. All you need is a name and email address to enter. Contest ends November 30th. You have a week […]
Meet Author Erin Merryn Author Event Meet author Erin Merryn. She will discuss and sign copies of Living for Today: From Incest and Molestation to Fearlessness and Forgiveness. This is Erin’s second book. She has her MSW and works as a family therapist. Sunday November 15, 2009 4:00 PM IL/Chicago/Oakbrook Center 297 Oakbrook Center, Oak […]