Be You. Live Free. Tell your Story!

Hi, I'm Susan. I write in the wilderness, literally and spiritually, and this peaceful place forms the nucleus of a small group of writers who dare believe we can write ourselves into a better world. It's happening – we are creating beauty out of chaos and seeing the backbone of society – the family – restored.

My mission is to share the hope that no matter how deep and dark the pit you may be in, it's going to be all right. In fact, it's going to be more beautiful and better than before! We're crossing over

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This blog began with a burning vision, back in 2010….

I saw women and children who had been abused boldy and vulnerably sharing their stories. These life stories were published, creating thousands of new family legacies. Abuse-free zones were established all over the world. Their writing created beauty out of chaos.

I saw families not only living together, but working as family entreprenuers and inventors. Families truly became the backbone of society – spiritually, governmentally, socially, and economically. 

I saw justice and righteousness racing to join beauty and truth. The artists and inventors, the women and children, the disabled and despised, the misfits and broken ones were leading the way.

We can write ourselves into a better world!

Let us pick up our books and pens. They are the most powerful weapons. – Malala Yousafzai, seventeen-year old winner of the Nobel Peace Prize

This peaceful place is the staging area where we wage war, as heart scribes, and we write to freedom. We share our stories with each other. We use empathetic listening to heal our souls. 

I Write About…

  • Abuse-free Zones​ – via an archive establishing strategies to end sociopathic abuse.
  • Life Reinvention – strategies to create beauty out of chaos.
  • Writing your Memoir – writing prompts, inspiration, sample stories, and more!
  • Love from Papa – love letters from Papa that fueled and guided my escape to freedom.
  • Hope for Survivors – inspiration and education on surviving a pathological relationship.

My Purpose

I am building a community of writing warriors who confront injustice, unrighteousness, and oppression. We speak up for victims who have been silenced. We are an alarm clock, awakening good people who are not yet educated about the spiritual and domestic violence that is happening in our own homes, churches, and communities. We employ strategies to create abuse-free zones.

We cannot afford to be evil's silent accomplice. We do not extend grace to unrepentent, ongoing abusers. We are no longer the hunted. We are warriors who fight with Truth, in Love. We walk in intimacy with our Savior, Christ Jesus, but we confront the evil that happens inside church doors and closed systems of spiritual abuse.

How do we accomplish our mission? We write our memoirs. It's in the writing that we understand our past. Writing unearths the treasures and we sow them like seeds into our future. In the process, identity is restored, and with it, our inheritance. We are restoring the backbone of society – the family.

Don't miss out!

If you have a passion to write a memoir in such a way as to unearth treasures hidden below the rubble of your past and to sow those treasures into a living family legacy, writing a better future for your own family, join me by registering for a free Memoir eCourse here! Stop or start anytime, advance at your own pace. Live the adventure!

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With all my love,


Susan Schiller knows how it feels to lose everything: marriage and family, church and reputation, finances and businesses, and more. Susan's upcoming, interactive memoir, "On the Way Home," tells the story of how she came to be known as "the most abused woman" her counselors had yet met and how she learned to navigate to freedom and fullness.  Today Susan helps people write their life stories, unearthing the treasures of their past and sowing them into their future, creating new family legacies.


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Joyce Lagana June 2, 2014 at 6:41 am

I love this.  I LOVE THIS!!  It is so right, so true, so on-target.  Oh, that we would stop dwelling in the shadows and step into the light to rescue the world!  Bless you, Sue, for doing just that!


Susan Schiller June 2, 2014 at 10:34 am

You are a hero, Joyce – thank you for your courage and strength in the many battles you have led the charge!


Susan Schiller March 3, 2014 at 6:57 am


You can make great progress spiritually at this time, but you must be willing to let go of everything that will keep you where you are.  Your stubborn refusal to hang on to whatever represents comfort or security will become a stumbling block to your own personal liberty.  Be willing to rise up from where you've been and soar in the Spirit on your thermals of faith, says the Lord.  Isaiah 40:31 But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.


Kellie March 2, 2014 at 1:02 pm

Hi Susan!

Thanks for your comment on my site. Somehow I clicked on your link and got to someone elses site…weird. Oh well, I got the opportunity to read and comment on her post. Your work sounds so interesting. I've always been curious about the lives of victims and their perpetrators. That's likely why I write crime fiction on the side…lol. Keep up your dedication and contribution to the planet! Cheers!


Susan Schiller March 2, 2014 at 1:28 pm

Hi Kellie,

A dream interpretor and a crime fiction writer, and probably more…. I really look forward to getting to know you, Kellie! Thanks for sharing here :)


Sonya Mann January 9, 2014 at 1:58 pm

You have a way with words–very evocative! God bless!


Susan Schiller January 9, 2014 at 4:31 pm

Thank you for your kindness, Sonya, and your very gracious words of encouragement. I am glad you are here and thank you for coming!


marvia November 21, 2013 at 8:57 pm

Love your words Susan. Roaring truth to set captives free.  God's truth cannot be quelled or quenched.  It is water for the soul and rest for the weary.  It is the invitation to join in community with Him.  Good word!!!


Susan Schiller December 5, 2013 at 2:56 pm

Yes, Marvia…. you have His eyes and see the world as He/She does! I like the word, "roar" as well… thank you so, so much for being here, my dear friend!


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