The Restoring Oaks Blog

“Priceless” Survivor Poem

At our most recent “Priceless” movie screening, our board member and survivor Maribeth shared a poem about her experience. We got her permission to share it here as well. May it encourage and inspire you. Helping survivors find courage, healing and restoration is why organizations like Restoring Oaks exists. Thank you, Maribeth for your courage! … Continue reading “Priceless” Survivor Poem

5 ways to protect from & 5 ways to combat human trafficking

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. We wanted to share 5 ways that teens can protect themselves from human trafficking and 5 ways that adults can combat human trafficking. You can also download these and share. 5 Ways to Protect Yourself from Human Trafficking (specifically directed for teens) Keep your personal information … Continue reading 5 ways to protect from & 5 ways to combat human trafficking

The Lost Art of Listening

Have you ever had a conversation with a friend, family member, or colleague where you thought they heard you, but quickly discovered they weren’t listening? They either ask you a question that you had already answered, or they misunderstand or make assumptions of what they thought you said. A major concern of marriages today is … Continue reading The Lost Art of Listening

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