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“You better watch out,

You better not cry,

you better not pout, I’m telling you why….

Santa Claus is coming to town…

Ever wonder how our modernized Santa Claus ended up with many of the same attributes as God? 1,045 more words


It Was a Friday

One year ago. It was a Friday. Last year it was the last day of school before we were to go on Christmas break. This year, while today is a Friday, we will have school for two days next week. 617 more words

Discovering me

I have been struggling with a myriad of memories this past week, all of them competing for my attention.  Memories of the two previous times that I left my husband.  1,219 more words

Domestic Abuse


Yesterday, I was asked to list three things that have happened in the past year that I can celebrate. Immediately, I wrote that both of my sons graduated from college and both have jobs in their fields of study – not always an easy task these days. 653 more words

6 Reasons LGBT People Should Leave the Church

Being an LGBT Christian, or an LGBT person in a Christian environment, can be a literal nightmare. I know. I was there once.

Abomination, reprobate. Broken, confused, degenerate, pervert. 2,981 more words

Silence hurts more than words – part 2

Let’s talk about Christopher, the man who took my virginity at age 15. He courted me for a few weeks, made me feel special. Arno, the cult leader, had recently told my friend and I that we had to choose very soon, pick a man. 700 more words

Healing After Spirtual / Sexual Abuse

To My Readers

Dear Readers,
Occasionally, I have people who write to me or comment on a post asking that I allow them to solicit information from you via surveys or form submissions or most recently, a request that they solicit your stories of abuse for a book they are writing. 414 more words