An Unimaginable Act
I begin my third book: An Unimaginable Act with the introduction describing the worst day of my life at just the tender age of 6 weeks shy of my 7th birthday. Details of that day that have never been made public before. Details I have only ever shared with a therapist, my husband, and editor […]
Do not let the Sun go Down while you are still Angry
I remember looking up into this man’s face and could not understand why he was smiling by causing me so much pain as I cried begging him to stop. The innocent 7 year old that I was could not make sense of it. Raping me once was not enough he continued to torture me and […]
Maria Shriver brings awareness to “Erin’s Law”
If you were to go on Maria Shriver’s blog or her facebook page you will see she is giving light to Erin’s law through an article I wrote for her to recognize the work I am doing with Erin’s Law. http://www.mariashriver.com/blog/2012/04/living-today-incest-and-molestation-fearlessness-and-forgiveness Roanoke, VA Thursday night event. I just returned from Virginia where I spoke to […]
The day that changed my life.
It is amazing how a few words can change your life. It happened to me 14 years ago today. It was much like today the skies were blue, the sun was shining and it was in the mid 60’s. My best friend and younger sister said the words I will never forget. It was as […]
It was Friday the 13th………
It was Friday the 13th of March 1998 the last time I was ever abused. I can say I have never seen any of the Friday the 13th movies for good reason. I already felt like I was in my own horror movie on Friday the 13th when I was 13 years old. I didn’t […]
Erin’s Birthday Wish! Support Erin’s Law!
Here I am the day I was born 27 yrs ago Feb. 2nd 1985. My mother gave birth to me at home on a waterbed, all natural after 57 hours of labor. I was delivered by the same midwife that delivered my father 30 years earlier. He came all the way from the North Pole […]
Lots of news on Erin’s Law across the country
“If you believe you can achieve!” 11 months after Erin’s law was signed by my own Governor of Illinois and 6 months since Missouri Governor Jay Nixon signed it this week New York senate has introduced the bill and has been assigned to be heard by the Senate Education Committee. (Erin’s Law N.Y. Language) I […]
10 months later…Erin’s Law takes off.
Ten months ago Erin’s Law was signed by Governor Quinn. Ten months later Missouri Governor Jay Nixon signed Erin’s law, and now 8 state lawmakers are looking to introduce Erin’s law in 2012. One state added just days ago with an article coming out today in Michigan. Along with Michigan bringing Erin’s law to the […]
A Christmas Letter
Watercolor painting of Erin as a child done by Michal Madison Please support Erin’s Law in joining hands for justice and healing by donating here. After a scary end to 2010 where I had my 2nd seizure that placed me in the hospital for 6 days the resilient person I am bounced back and just […]
Live with Oprah tonight. Join us!
Last week while working away on my 3rd book I got an email from a producer at Harpo. She asked me if I had time to talk. I thought well this is strange why are they calling me Oprah ended her show. I spoke with the producer who was calling about a letter I sent […]