This page is a place for hope. It is a place for survivors to find reassuring words to print and read as they need until every survivor everywhere knows it is the abuse is not his or her fault and she and he are not alone. Please share this page with your friends, with anyone you know who needs to hear this message. Print off the picture, read it every day until it is ingrained in your being. The thumbnails do not always show the full picture. Click on the picture itself and it will bring up the full sized picture.
A South African Greeting
“sawa bona”, a South African greeting which means: “i see you.” the response is “sikhona” which means: “i am here”. This exchange is so beautiful in that it says ‘until you ‘see’ me, i do not exist; and when you ‘see’ me, you bring me into existence.