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Two Years After The Fall

Tales from the Cult is a website dedicated to preserving important artifacts from a church in Eau Claire where horrific spiritual abuse took place over several years. 1,745 more words

Spiritual Abuse

Yes, please tell me I'm beautiful: a response to Phylicia Delta

I have written before that I have encountered at least two types of Christianity when it comes to defining the role of sin: you have the Calvinist extreme on one end, viewing all of humanity as something evil, despicable, depraved; on the more progressive end, you have Christians affirming humanity’s ability to be good, while still affirming that goodness comes only from God. 1,134 more words


The Cult Years - Deception

Deception. It’s the human condition. We perpetrate it, we are victims of it, and it blindsides us with a force that leaves us reeling in its wake. 685 more words

"I Will Counsel You"

There have been plenty of times in my life where I’ve sat perplexed and helpless.

Not knowing what to do, what to believe, or how to live. 650 more words


Dancing on the Edge of a Knife

Step in time, but make it sure –

each turn a calculated –

move –

to match the tune he whispers

in dark and threatening tones

Christian Marriage

Finding Peace: Jenna's Story

CC image courtesy of Flickr, Lawrence OP

HA note: The author’s name has been changed to ensure anonymity. “Jenna” is a pseudonym.

I was homeschooled for my entire schooling from what would have been preschool through “high school”. 2,315 more words