Spiritual Abuse

Spiritual Abuse **This post was formerly titled “Spiritual Abuse in the Family.” I have updated and reposted it here. ** Many resources exist for those who have experienced horrendous spiritual abuse within churches or other religious organizations. I am so grateful for those who have followed their calling to minister to the brokenhearted within Christendom–the […]

The Weight of the Years

The Weight of the Years I hope that as you read this post today, you will hear my heart behind the words I write. As your sister and sojourner through the valley of heartache and pain, I know intimately the depth of grief and torment that has throbbed within your spirit for ages. Secret aching–hidden […]


Index For complete archive, see left sidebar. Key Articles in alphabetical order Abusing Abuse? Part 1 Abusing Abuse? Part 2 Bondage of Betrothal, The Broken Counterfeit Patriarchy Daughters-in-Waiting: Adult Daughters at Home  Emmanuel  Exploring Bounded Choice Feminism or Faith? Godly Authority: A Flight to Topsyturvydom How Does Jesus Love You?  Humiliation Manipulation I Love Quiverfull, […]

Reader Question: Beagles, the Bible, and Birthdays

Reader Question: Beagles, the Bible, and Birthdays By Eric M. Pazdziora Ali writes: Have you written on "birthdays?" My parents taught us the bible teaches that birthday celebrations are wrong and selfish. I remember King Herod being an example. I also was the example for my younger sisters as on my 6th birthday I acted […]