Article By Joy Harris:: EEW MAGAZINE INSPIRATION
Katrina Sweet is able to wear a smile on her face today, but before discovering God’s love and grace, her life was a nightmare.
When she was only 11, her stepfather began molesting her, stealing her innocence away–something that set off a cycle of promiscuity.
“It left a void in me of wanting to be loved, wanted to be affirmed, I wanted someone to look at me as being special,” she said in a CBN interview. “So the first guy who said ‘You’re pretty’ or ‘You’re beautiful’, then I gave myself to him.”
Plagued with feelings of low self-esteem, Sweet’s life was anything but. Bitterness plagued her soul, leaving her groping for security, acceptance and true love.
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DISCUSSION: Sexual Abuse Nearly Drove A Woman To Suicide Until She Found Peace In Christ was originally published on praisecleveland.com