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Freedom Journals

Real Stories from the Village

Finding Triumph in Tragedy

Like most women,  Zenboia arrived at Shepherd’s Village in one of the darkest moments in her life. As a single mom, she felt broken, lonely, and fearful of the future. At Shepherd’s Village she found triumph in the tragedy. She worked nights as a LPN so she could be...

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This Wasn’t The Plan

Divorce, difficulty, and desperation – this wasn’t a part of the plan when I said, I do.In sickness in health. I do. For richer or poorer. I do. For better or worse. I do. Till separation do us part. I don’t. Hopeless and hurt. I don’t. Financially devastated and a...

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