Tuesday, July 10, 2012

July 10: Rape Survivor now ministers Body and Soul

July 10 Compassionate Living Tip from Interfaith Paths to Peace

From the NY Times: :A Rape Victim turns to ministering body and soul


On the Sunday after she was attacked, Marcia Mount Shoop went to church. The descendant of three generations of ministers, she knew of few more familiar and reassuring places. The Presbyterian Church of Danville, Ky., was the congregation in her hometown, where just about everybody recognized her as the daughter of two college professors, a star miler on the high school track team. Standing amid the faithful on that morning in 1984, just 15 years old, Ms. Shoop felt her thoughts returning to that night...

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