Can you imagine your spouse sitting your kids in the kitchen and then turning on the oven, opening the door and then forcing your head in the oven at its most extreme heat. You try to pull away but the grip on you is so strong that you can’t break free no matter how hard you try. The more you fight to break free you feel the life slowly being oozed out of you. This is one of the accounts you will hear from Bayla Kinard, a Domestic Violence Survivor. Involved in a relationship that some days she didn’t think that she was going to make it and surely die at the hands of a crazed abuser. Bayla was born a failed abortion, and endured two physically, emotionally and sexually abusive marriages, and suffered 23 years of drug addiction.
Today Bayla is happily married, with 4 children, 9 grandchildren and 1 great grandson. She is a prophetic minister in training, a licensed addiction counselor, motivational speaker and encourages many locally and internationally. Bayla is the director and founder of the Eagles Family Care & Support Center Inc. (501) c3 a place where strong families are formed to make strong communities, beginning with the mother . She creates a safe haven for mothers to learn parenting and life skills and how to create a healthy environment for their children.
Because of her past life of abuse God has so graciously allow her to speak into the lives of others to be a blessing to them. From Tragedy to Triumph She still survived.
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