Journal

Our heart, our tribe, and the occasional bit of news.

We want to set you up for success so we’ve written out resources for counseling and inspiring messages from survivors and thought leaders.

Mar 21, 2017 | Uncategorized

Amy: “Having a voice for those who cannot speak”

SYS: Why does wearing The Stitch matter to you? Amy: Learning about #TheStitch was a very warming stumble-upon. Growing up, my mother worked for Children’s Services; she has the biggest

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Mar 14, 2017 | Uncategorized

Beautiful Photography + Yummy Cookies = Isabelle!

Beautiful photography + yummy cookies. These are two things we love*. (*My favorite is cookies though.) We have some pretty special people who work behind the scenes to make Speak

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Mar 07, 2017 | Uncategorized

The Rock Stars Who Make Our Counseling Program Awesome

Our pal Alex from Boise State University  reached out a couple months back asking to do her service-learning project with Speak Your Silence. Obviously, we responded with a calm and

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Feb 28, 2017 | Uncategorized

The Misconception of Forgiveness

“Forgiveness” is a topic that pops up fairly frequently around here and rarely fails to get a fairly wide array of reactions. And, understandably so. I thought I’d chime in

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Feb 21, 2017 | Uncategorized

Emily: “I will be by your side”

SYS: Why does wearing The Stitch matter to you? Emily: #TheStitch has made an impact in the life of my family and I over the years. Wearing the Stitch matters

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Feb 16, 2017 | Uncategorized

Speak Your Silence Appoints Dan Harrington as Board Chair

Today is a big day, because after more than a yearlong search, Speak Your Silence has appointed Dan Harrington to fill Liz Thompson’s seat as our Board Chair! For nearly

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Feb 07, 2017 | Uncategorized

Shellie: “There is a path to happiness, the ability to live a life you love”

Discovering #TheStitch and wearing it every day is so important to me. It gives me an opportunity to declare that people do not need to be silent, that they are

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Jan 31, 2017 | Uncategorized

Isabella: “I wasn’t alone”

SYS: Why does wearing The Stitch matter to you? Isabella: Being a victim of sexual abuse you automatically feel that you are different from others. A mixture of shame, loneliness,

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Jan 24, 2017 | Uncategorized

Out In The Wild!

Last week, we had one of the coolest experiences since Speak Your Silence came to be! Ash (my wife) and I flew to Denver to spend time with family on

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Jan 17, 2017 | Uncategorized

The Ink in Your Story

“I should get The Stitch tattooed.” We started hearing people saying this back when The Stitch was brand new, in it’s infancy stage.  Before The Stitch kit even existed, in

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