"Now begin in the middle, and later learn the beginning; the end will take care of itself." ~Harlan Ellison, Repent, Harlequin! Said the Ticktockman I thought I had left this cult after two years, after my baby died. I now realize it has taken more like ten years. Ten years of slowly untangling myself and … Continue reading How I Left a Cult
Are you a religious addict? Is your church or group toxic to your soul? Even if you are certain these terms don't apply to you or your group, you might want to read this book anyway. I don't recommend Christian books very often. In the not-so-distant past it was a different story; I was always … Continue reading Book Review: Toxic Faith
"Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world." (1 John 1:4) I get so tired of church leader groupies. You know the kind. No matter what the person says or does, they are never wrong. "Their … Continue reading Groupies and Cults and Ron Carpenter, Oh My!