Welcome to Phynyx Ministries!

Hello Beautiful Survivor!

Welcome to Phynyx Ministries, a place where you can obtain lots of helpful information to help you break your silence and begin to heal from being sexually assaulted. If you are not a Sexual Assault Survivor, perhaps you know someone who is. Please feel free to share this website with that person. This website is also a place where Survivor's can share their story, a poem, or words of encouragement with a survivor or anyone who chooses to visit our site.

I praise God for allowing me to survive being sexually assaulted because I now know what my purpose in this life is - and that is to be an example to those survivors who may feel that they can't move forward with their lives in a positive way. There was a time in my life when I thought that I'd never leave the confines of my mother's bedroom which was where I retreated after the attack. But I continued to pray to God for strength, peace, and sanity. I sought professional treatment and had an awesome support system.

It's been 15 years since that cold November night, but today I am happily married, have two beautiful daughters, and living life to the fullest. The road to recovery is not easy, but I made it and you can as well. Don't get me wrong, I still have flashbacks from time to time, but I've learned not to let them consume me. I know who I am and what I'm worth...I'm worth more than my attacker thought I was and like the Phoenix, I will continue to rise.

With love,
Phynyxx Skyy

(...what the devil meant for evil, God meant for good...)

Genesis 50:20

Friday, January 2, 2015

Broken Crayons...

Happy Faithful Friday!!!

On this first Friday of 2015, remember my Sister that Broken Crayons STILL Color.  Even with all of your brokenness and pain, God still allowed you to make it to 2015.  Now it's time to turn it all around.  What the Enemy meant for evil, God will turn it around for your good! So Girlfriend, pick up YOUR Crayon, start coloring and allow God to turn your mess into a Masterpiece.  Have a Faith Filled Friday ON PURPOSE!!

 #LifeAftertheSilence #SilentNoMore  #Survivor #SilenceIsNoLongerAnOption #FearIsNoLongerAnOption

In her new book, Life After the Silence:  From Pain to Power to Purpose, Angela D. Wharton speaker, author and founder of Phynyx Ministries, shares her compelling story of moving from being a Victim to Victorious having twice survived sexual violence.  Angela paints a vivid picture of how she moved from the PAIN of sexual assaults, to the POWER gained from her experiences, to how it all propelled her to her PURPOSE--to help others heal.

Readers will be empowered to:

Break their silence
Conquer their fears
Break through persistent obstacles
Live in the truth that setbacks are setups for comebacks
Take hold of the hope and healing available to them
Turn their pain into power

Are you ready regain control of your life and be empowered?
Then let’s do it.  Your time is now!
Pre-order your copy today at:  angeladwharton.com

To book Angela:  Email angeladwharton@gmail.com

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Happy Holidays From Phynyx Ministries!!!

Merry Christmas and Happy Birthday Jesus!!!  May God's peace and blessings be upon  you and your family this Holiday Season and always!!!

With love,

Phynyxx Skyy

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Friday, June 20, 2014

Are You Willing to be Cut?

Everybody wants to be a diamond, but nobody wants to be cut...

'They shall be Mine,’ says the LORD of hosts, ‘On the day that I make them My jewels.'
Malachi 3:17
What then shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?
Romans 8:31 
Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous.  Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you may go. 
Joshua 1:9

Hello Beautiful!
Are you willing to be cut? 
The life of a diamond is complex from start to finish. 

A diamond is a mineral made of more than 99.5% pure carbon that is crystallized. The factors which have an influence on a diamond’s color and shape come from the remaining .05% of substance which makes up the diamond. Diamonds are extremely durable and strong, they are in fact the hardest known substance in the world. A diamond crystallizes roughly 100 miles below the earth’s surface. The crystallization occurs so low due to the temperatures and pressure required for the process to occur. The way diamonds were brought to the surface of the earth and hence found was due to volcanic eruptions occurring over 60 million years ago.  The first diamond mine ever discovered was in India before 600 BC. India was renowned for being the worlds largest supplier of diamonds. Many of the known famous diamonds were found in India. However today India only produces a very small percentage of the world's diamonds. Australia, Israel, America and South Africa are where most of the diamond production occurs today.

Diamonds are not found in the form which we find them set in beautiful rings, earrings and necklaces; they undergo many stages and cuts until they are presentable as gifts to those we love.

As Survivors, we are cut in many different ways but here are just a few:

Physical Cuts:  We can be physically cut when someone puts their hands on us in a harmful way or when someone physically abuses us.  In other words, when we are battered and bruised.

Mental Cuts:  We can be mentally cut when someone speaks negatively to us or about us in
in an effort to hurt us which oftentimes alters the way we think and process information.  It can also affect our decision making ability.

Spiritual Cuts:  We can be spiritually cut when our very spirits are harmed by something that someone has said or done that hits us so deep that it reaches our very spirits. 

Emotional Cuts:  This is very similar to being mentally abused.  Again, when your feelings or emotions are harmed by something that was said or done to you.  This could very well be a gateway to depression.

We know that cuts come in all different shapes, sizes and angles.  My cut may be vastly different from yours.  However, this is what makes us who we are.  Everything that we have survived which did not kill us is a cut to bring forth brilliance and clarity.  Romans 8:31 says, "And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are called according to his purpose."  This means that with every negative experience we encounter, God is working it out for our good.  Of course it doesn't feel good, but we find out later that there was actually some good in it.

Yes, this is difficult, I know you don't understand and I know you are asking why God why?  Know that every cut leads to a brilliant diamond--YOU!  The more trials, the more tribulations, the more tests--the more CUTS, the more exquisite and precious we become to be used by God to uplift HIS people to build HIS Kingdom. So I ask again my Sista, ARE YOU WILLING TO BE CUT?

With love,
Phynyxx Skyy
There is life after the silence. Let us help you break yours.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Phynyx Ministries Sexual Assault Healing Ministry Meeting...


Attention All Women Survivors of Sexual Violence!!!

Hello Beautiful!

This is just a gentle reminder to join us for the Phynyx Ministries S.A.H.M. meeting on Wednesday March 12th 6pm at the Empowerment Temple A.M.E. Church located in the heart of Baltimore City at 4217 Primrose Avenue, Baltimore MD 21215.

Our topic will be, "This Hurts: How do I deal with the pain, guilt and shame?" This will be a dynamic meeting filled with lots of nuggets of inspiration and motivation. So come out and hang out with your Sister Survivors as we journey together on our paths to healing and Glorify our Father!!!

Looking forward to seeing your smiling face in the place!

Sis. Angela



Monday, September 2, 2013

Attention Women Survivors of Sexual Violence!!! It's That Time Again!!!


Phynyx Ministries at Empowerment Temple's

Sexual Assault Healing Ministry

New Session will begin Wednesday, September 18, 2013

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Empowerment Temple AME Church
4217 Primrose Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215

You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives. -Genesis 50:20 NIV

Hello Beautiful!

I am super excited to share with you that we will begin our 4th, yes 4th session of the Phynyx Ministries at Empowerment Temple's Sexual Assault Healing Ministry - To God Be the Glory!!!  For those who are not familiar E.T. S.A.H.M., we are group of STRONG women survivors of sexual violence, who meet every other Wednesday at the Empowerment Temple A.M.E. Church where our Phenomenal Pastor is none other than Rev. Dr. Jamal Harrison-Bryant!!!  We also conduct the Phynyx Prayer Call at 8:00pm on the alternate Wednesday that we do not meet at the church.

Sexual Assault is defined as contact of a sexual nature, including but not limited to intercourse, perpetrated using force or the threat of force or when the victim is incapable of giving consent.

Ladies, it does not matter if you were molested as a child, raped last year or touched inappropriately yesterday, we support and welcome you with open arms to attend our meetings.  You are not required to share your experience, but most women are comfortable enough to do so.  As members share their stories, you will quickly realize that you are not alone and that quite a few of our stories are similar. 

Here is the structure of the Meeting:

  • Open with Prayer, Praise and Worship
  • Welcome and announcements
  • Mini-Bible Study
  • Group Session with Clinical Counselor
  • Wrap up
  • Closing Prayer
  • Dismissal
Strong women don't play victim...WE ARE SURVIVORS.  We don't make ourselves look pitiful and we don't point fingers.  We STAND and we DEAL.

Please share this information with every woman you know, she just might be a Survivor who is on the edge of a BREAKDOWN but you can help her receive her BREAKTHROUGH just by sharing this info.  Thank you in advance for spreading the word!

With love,
Phynyxx Skyy

A little musical INSPIRATION... Mary Mary - Survive

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Happy 4th of July 2013!!!

Happy Independence Day!!!

It was for freedom that Christ set us free; therefore keep standing firm and do not be subject again to a yoke of slavery.
Galatians 5:1

But now having been freed from sin and enslaved to God, you derive your benefit, resulting in sanctification, and the outcome, eternal life.
Romans 6:22

"The Spirit of the Lord is upon Me, Because He anointed Me to preach the gospel to the poor. He has sent Me to proclaim release to the captives, And recovery of sight to the blind, To set free those who are downtrodden, To proclaim the favorable year of the Lord."
Luke 4:18-19

Hello Lovelies!

This is the day when we Americans celebrate our country's independence, but today I am celebrating my freedom from those things that had been keeping me in bondage - those strongholds over my life like anger, depression, anxiety, loneliness, fear and low self-esteem.  As a result of being sexually assaulted, all of the aforementioned symptoms (as a result of being sexually violated) held me in such bondage that at times I didn't want to live.  BUT GOD!!! God healed me and showed me that there is life after the silence!  God gave me a will to live and helped me to believe that I am FEARFULLY and WONDERFULLY made, that I do MATTER and that I am ENOUGH...AND SO ARE YOU!!!

So on today, know that you can be free from any and everything that is holding you down or in bondage.  God freed me and can free you as well, if you let Him...will you?

With love,
Phynyxx Skyy

Check out this link to an inspirational thought for today by my girl Nicole Roberts Jones.  This message spoke to me so much that I had to share with you, my Lovelies!!!
Hope you enjoy it!  ~Phynyxx Skyy

Defining Moments -Thought for July 4, 2013




Saturday, February 23, 2013

Phynyx Ministries 1st Annual Fundraising Gala

Phynyx Ministries 1st Annual Fundraising Event:

The Red Tape Gala 


Hello Beautiful!
I am so excited about our  Red Tape Gala Fundraiser which is an event that publicly celebrates the work of Phynyx Ministries and its many supporters.  “Red Tape” represents the angry silence that many Survivors feel and harbor within that must be removed. At the Red Tape Gala, we will honor 5 women who have blazed a trail in the fight to end sexual violence with the "Blaze of Power" Award. We will remove our silence and speak up and out about not only the injustices experienced, but also the freedom from breaking the silence. 
Tickets will be available for purchase beginning March 9, 2013.  Reserve your tickets today by emailing indications of interest to me at phynyxministries@gmail.com.  We will be blasting information out regarding this event on all of our social media sites, which include Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and SocialCam, so please keep an eye out for it.  I am looking forward to seeing you there!
With love,
Phynyxx Skyy