Question of Church

Yes, my abusers went to the same church as I did. I was blamed by people at church.  I experienced victim shaming at church.  There are unpleasant people at church.  So why do I still attend church?  My relationship with God, the Father and Jesus Christ are not about them.  I felt the promptings of…

Contradictions in Religion

One of the most insidious and long reaching abuses is often completely ignored or denied.  That is religious abuse. My definition is taking the concept of Heavenly Father, God, and twist it to mean something so horrible that either a person fears God to the point of being unwilling to study the scriptures or pray,…

Why?

I don’t write about religion on this web page often.  Main reason that many survivors are still angry at God. Why me? Why wasn’t I protected? I was a child, wasn’t I important enough to save? I’m told to give service at church, why won’t anyone help me? God’s time is not my time and…

Don’t do this

Every once in a while I come across a very challenging article.  I am going to share my perspective on each of these. Stupid Phrases for People in Crisis  http://communicatingacrossboundariesblog.com/2015/09/28/stupid-phrases-for-people-in-crisis/ I use some of these phrases…I don’t use others.  I’m going to explore them from my perspective.  Please, remember this is my understanding from my experience. …