A Program For Women Healing From Sexual Violence



“For nothing is impossible with God.” – Luke 1:37 (NIV) 

1.   Watch Proverbs talk on rape, domestic violence, art, and being a Surthrivor!

2.  Listen to Melissa Harris- Perry Open Letter About Rape Triggers and being a Surthrivor

3.  Definition of Surthrivor

Surthrivor-  A term Proverbs Briggs coined in 2009 to describe an individual who thrives despite experiencing harsh, extenuating circumstances.

4. Let’s Keep It Real About Being A Surthrivor

Journal Activity: Write an open letter to someone you love about being a Surthrivor!  Complete this statement in your letter.  Dear _________,   I am a surthrivor because _____________…….


 Choice to write in your journal and/or on the Overcoming the S.T.O.R.M facebook group.  Remember the Overcoming the S.T.O.R.M facebook group is private and is a safe space!

5.  Additional Resources

Church Liturgy for Surthrivors 

6.  *We will meet on the Overcoming the S.T.O.R.M  private facebok page tonight from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm EST, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm CST to discuss, share, reflect and heal.   If you are triggered during the day today  please call Kit (919-428-5511) or Proverbs (404-782-9804).  We are trained ministers and here to help.*


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