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Nothing to Prove or Protect 

Several months ago, I was trying to make a decision about whether to attend a family function or not. I discussed it with my counselor, and she encouraged me to ask myself the question if I went would I have anything to prove or protect? 1,685 more words

Spiritual Abuse

Our Help

​Some wandered in the wilderness, lost and homeless. Hungry and thirsty, they nearly died. “ Lord , help!” they cried in their trouble, and he rescued them from their distress. 938 more words

Spiritual Abuse

Jayne Ozanne on 'spiritual abuse'

As well as seeking to persuade the Church of England to ban conversion therapy for those with same-sex attraction or gender dysphoria Jayne Ozanne is now highlighting the issue of spiritual abuse as the next big issue which she thinks the Church will need to tackle. 1,701 more words

Buried in Shame: Not Mine to Sing "Jesus Loves Me"

With permission of the author, I am posting a piece of homework shared with me during our counseling together.

People say that “intent” matters. Perhaps. 1,153 more words

Counseling Issues

Abuser-Enabling Pastors: A Vital Question

This post from Crying Out for Justice is spot on. A warm thank you to Jeff Crippen for writing it. Over and over again, I have heard the stories of those affected by abuse-enabling pastors and churches. 465 more words

Spiritual Abuse

Rebecca with Thomas Umstattd Jr. on KXTW 1120 AM

On 6/23/2017 Rebecca was interviewed by Thomas Umstattd Jr on The Bridge in Austin, TX. Listen here to the audio of there exchange, where they discuss the way legalistic Purity Culture elevates sex and a false idea of “purity,” and buries the Gospel. 35 more words

Purity Culture

Train Wreck

This week has been hard. Mister is still home. Every few days he gets ready for work and leaves but he comes home early. I don’t know if he’s really working. 422 more words

Domestic Abuse