Spiritual Abuse

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I found a letter I wrote to my abusive X before the divorce…. Have you ever wondered how abused people think?

The quoted letter was written to my X during the last three years of our “marriage”. In this post, I’m responding to myself in the past, correcting a few of those old perspectives. I wonder what I’ll think of it after a few more years of healing?This might be helpful to you or someone you … Continue reading

patterns of abuse

“To someone living during Hitler’s regime, it is quite possible that sending people to the concentration camps was seen as a necessary evil– perhaps, to some, even a good thing. To us, that seems insane. How could anyone have possibly seen the concentration camps in those ways? “It could happen– in the same way that … Continue reading

So Much Bigotry Comes Down to the Doctrine of Hell

“when I stopped believing in hell, I started to believe that maybe God does love us unconditionally. If God was not going to send people to hell, maybe he wasn’t going to bring us hell on earth just because we suck. Maybe he was actually a solution – a solution, instead of the mean guy … Continue reading

The Accidental Oppressors

“If progressives are not talking about the expanding circle of inclusion than they are not telling the whole story. They’re just further perpetuating the same worldview that they claim to warring against.” via Registered Runaway | The Accidental Oppressors.

Goodbye Christianity – Part One

The abuse I suffered was different in type, but Caleigh’s observations here align very closely with my own thoughts on the matter.

The weight of Obligation vs. the beauty of Responsibility

This resonated with me. There are things I can do well, that I resist doing because they were obligations. Yet there are responsibilities I have chosen which nobody expects of me, and those are my joy to fulfill.

Because It’s Its Own Kind of Trauma

I’ve stayed out of the turmoil surrounding the battle for justice in which I could have been involved, mostly because I couldn’t handle digging up my related experiences. My mind wiped most of the actual events, protecting me to some extent. Even so, seeing how the situation was handled by those in authority, and watching … Continue reading

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