Giving Tuesday, The New Black Friday

On December 2nd, choose to give HOPE!   She’s been given more than anyone should have to bear. Beatings, rapes, deprivation, humiliation. Followed by more of the same. And she lived through it all. Hers is a story that’s almost impossible to tell. And it’s one...

Green Socks

Written by Brittni Bryan, Second Life of Chattanooga Intern     In any battle fought, there are multiple tactics that must be employed in order to achieve a victory. Should we try a full frontal assault or maybe send half our troops around behind the enemy...

It’s Closer to Home Than You May Realize

Written by Brittni Bryan, Second Life of Chattanooga Intern   You may think you have a pretty good idea of what Human Trafficking is and where it happens. Maybe you picture cramped attics in Eastern Europe or shacks in Asia, India, or Africa. But do you truly...

Picking Up My Paintbrush

Written by Eileen Knowles, Second Life of Chattanooga Volunteer This week I was reminded of a beautiful cycle that tends go hand in hand with serving and giving to others. Any little thing we can do to serve others will also become a gift to the giver. The first time...

A Mother’s Worst Nightmare… Almost

Written by Tricia Martin, Second Life of Chattanooga Administrative Support Recently, my oldest son turned 12. After much debate between myself and my husband, internet research and the purchase of an online nanny software, we decided that he was old enough to have...