Spiritual Abuse sucks, but healing is possible... and yes, without losing your faith. Renewal of your mind is possible. For most of 2019, my mind was stuck in a spin cycle of shame, fear, and guilt. I was constantly replaying traumatic scenarios and triggering conversations in my head. Lies ... Read More about Spiritual Abuse Part 5 – Healing Without Losing Your Faith.
Buckle up friends. I didn't realize I had so much to say about this until I sat down to write it. It was supposed to be a #marriagemonday post, but after I spent a chunk of time on it, I realized I didn't want to rush it. I always want to make sure I am communicating this as clearly, vulnerably, and ... Read More about Spiritual Abuse Part 4 – Why You Should Protect Your Marriage from Spiritual Abuse
Not all churches and organizations are are led by spiritually abusive leaders. Actually, I would go as far as to say MOST of them are not. However, because spiritually abusive leaders DO exist in some churches and can be hard to spot, (especially by those inside their doors) I have been asked often ... Read More about Spiritual Abuse Part 3 – Identifying Red Flags
If you haven't yet read Spiritual Abuse Part 1, please do so before reading this post. :) So, now that we have defined what Spiritual Abuse is, and now that I have made everyone super uncomfortable with this topic... (sorry and you're welcome) maybe you have come to the either scary or relieving ... Read More about Spiritual Abuse Part 2 – What Do I Do Now?
Cue the trigger warnings, lets just close out January with a banger, shall we? ;) Seven months ago I got up the courage to publish a blog post about “church hurt” and how to heal and move on from it. Since then, I have found a lot of healing personally thanks to God and counseling, and because of ... Read More about Spiritual Abuse Part 1 – What is it & How do I Know if I am Being Spiritually Abused?