“Courage…is doing what you must, when doing what you must is the hardest thing of all.”
Three weeks into my 2 month stay at the “Safe House”, otherwise known as “Shelter for Battered Women”, I ran across this quote. And cried. Buckets.
So, how is it that this “established”, “professional” Stockton girl came to the point where she had to leave her home in the middle of the night with her two children forever? (Pause) I don’t know. I’ll have get back to you when I figure that one out.
"I recently was a client at the DAWN House. I want to take a moment to let you know how the experience of staying there changed my life. I really can’t event put into words how grateful I am for all the help I got while I was there. The staff there is so special and gifted at what they do. I never ever thought I would have my life back. I cannot say thank you enough. I will never forget how being there changed me.