Halloween is coming up but the real world is filled with horrors that can rival any horror story or ghostly activity.
My friend and neighbor Kelly told me a story the other day that still sits in the pit of my stomach.
With all of the news about child abuse I thought about a woman I knew who beat her child.
She joyfully told anyone who would listen, and she was the type who demanded an audience, that she had books on the subject.
Let me go back a bit…
She had never intended to have children but found herself pregnant. She was a triple A type personality, aggressive and always the center of attention. She was an expert at all things.
So into her life came a daughter. Unlike her aggressive mother, the child was quiet and meek.
That did not please the woman one bit. She…
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