An Uncomfortable, Awkward Topic – Spiritual Abuse

This book, "The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse," that I am reading...wow, it's eye opening! I resonate with so much of it from my own life experiences. When I started this blog just over four years ago, I thought I was writing to people hurt by legalistic systems like Bill Gothard's Institute in Basic Principles … Continue reading An Uncomfortable, Awkward Topic – Spiritual Abuse

When your Neighbors Pee Outside your Kitchen Window (some thoughts on losing your life)

I should preface this story by telling you that I'm a country girl. I grew up in the country. We didn't have any neighbors next to us; we had corn fields and fence rows. And, while we did have a neighbor across the street, we were separated by our huge front yard, and the road, … Continue reading When your Neighbors Pee Outside your Kitchen Window (some thoughts on losing your life)

It Doesn’t Matter Who Wins the Election

People are so worked up and stressed out about this presidential election that the American Psychological Association has identified a new disorder. They are calling it Election Stress Disorder. If you think I’m joking, check out this article. I’ve tried really hard to stay out of the chaos. I’ve almost completely resisted being political on … Continue reading It Doesn’t Matter Who Wins the Election