A woman with dark hair sits hugging a pillow and looks out to middle distance. She looks depressed. The room is dark apart from the light onto her white shirt and the sheets on the bed she sits on.

Domestic and Family Violence – Hidden Hurts Healing Hearts

“I didn’t know what my friend was living with … … Yes, she seemed a bit depressed, and I didn’t think much of it at first. She didn’t say anything. She was still involved in choir and her husband was active on Church Council. But over time, something changed, and she wasn’t the person I used to know. I wish I had had the courage to ask if she was okay – but I didn’t suspect what was going on at home or how fear closes people down.” We hear ...
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About the Author

Ian Rentsch

Ian Rentsch is part of the Hidden Hurts Healing Hearts committee for LCA and is a pastor at Belconnen, ACT