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Out From The Past

Out From The Past

We love to bring good news! OmegaNW has been busy this summer, meeting with new interns, new partners and mentoring lovely women who are working hard to get out of the loop of a difficult past. The women we meet come from diverse backgrounds, and yet a commonality we...

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Tears and cookies

Tears and cookies

Listening to the story of our latest intern brought emotions to the surface as we sat around a table over coffee at one of our partnering coffee shops. We both responded with tears at different points while hearing her story. When “Monica” shared her childhood of...

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Community of Strength

Community of Strength

Fun things are happening at OmegaNW. Last week we visited the women at UGM Women’s Lifechange Program. Listening to Janna tell her story of redemption and hope never gets old. It was sweet to see the women’s expressions go from “Who are you two?”…. to hearts of...

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Ready, Steady….GO!

Ready, Steady….GO!

Ready…Steady…GO! This aptly describes the journey of each Omega NW Intern. From the time they enter the program and say “Yes!” to the process, these courageous women who have overcome domestic violence, addiction, and/or incarceration step into a season of preparation...

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Not Defeated!

Not Defeated!

I want to be a little transparent today. I have worked in the jail for about three months now, and I continue to meet people who have not experienced the type of support that so many of us have in our lives. Yet, even with support, it doesn’t mean that life is always...

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A New Journey

A New Journey

Have you ever been stuck in a perpetual loop that seems as if it would never end? Sometimes it is as simple as getting someone to actually listen to your situation. We need someone that can make a difference and get the job done, correcting the wrong and giving you...

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Omega’s Name

Omega’s Name

You probably know the word ‘Omega’ as the last letter in the Greek alphabet and its definition as the end. Yet we at Omega also know it as the first name of a sweet little orphan girl in Uganda. We had a most amazing opportunity to go on a short mission trip to...

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More Than Conquerors

More Than Conquerors

Second chances and do-overs are the opportunities to heal old wounds, recover from past mistakes, overcome overwhelming regret and take hold of those precious moments. Then we can FINALLY forgive the wrongs done to us, admit the wrongs we’ve committed against others...

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Relationship

Relationship

We are designed for relationship. Recently, I began a job at a coffee shop. It was the first big leap into our new community after moving away from family & friends, and the first adventure into the changed world from the Covid-19 pandemic. As each day unfolded I...

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Seeing Potential

Seeing Potential

As I look back at my career in law enforcement, I can’t help but compare it to the journey many Omega interns face. Let me explain. In 2006 I decided to become a reserve for the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. It took a lot of hard work from me, and encouragement...

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