Sep 13, 2021
Hope and healing. If you've ever experienced a trauma, you need both.
But how do you know when healing has actually begun? For Capt Amanda Yashack, United States Air Force Reserve, the genesis of the hope and healing that she so desperately needed could have easily gone unnoticed. It began in the back of a church after Sunday services, as a stranger offered Amanda a tissue and sat silently with her as she cried.
In the previous episode, Amanda shared the first part of her story, which centered on the trauma she experienced as a result of a sexual assault. If you missed that part of her story, be sure to go back and take a listen. As I mentioned last episode, if you or someone you know has been sexually assaulted, please get help. Consider starting with the National Sexual Assault Hotline. They offer confidential 24/7 support, and their number is 800-656-4673.
In this episode, Amanda concludes her story by sharing how God began to radically heal her heart and change her life through a series of events.
As you listen to Amanda’s story of military life at the intersection of faith, family, and profession, here are a few questions to ponder:
In this episode, Amanda also mentioned: