What Deconstructing My Faith Taught Me
Guest Blog Writer: Janice Ross “Deconstruction of your faith”. What does it mean and what, in particular, does it look like? When I think of the word “construction”, I think of a building going up or a car being made or perhaps something as simple as a puzzle being put together. Deconstruction then would […]
My Story: Spiritual abuse in the church, why I stayed in a broken marriage
Author of this blog: Guest Writer – Anonymous Spiritual abuse in the church and why I stayed in a broken marriage. Let me be honest with you, my mistake was believing in people more than I believed in God. I thought that I believed in God more than anything but I finally see how my […]
What Are Adverse Childhood Experiences, and How Do They Still Affect Your Health Today?
Have you ever thought about how your childhood experiences are still affecting your mental, physical, and emotional wellbeing today? I have been a part of various heart-healing ministries for almost two decades, and they all emphasize healing from the trauma of the past to live freely in the present and future. I think heart healing […]
How To Deconstruct Your Faith Without Losing It
It was 9 years ago now that I unknowingly started my journey of deconstructing. It all happened when God told me to move to Texas and volunteer at a little church in Houston. I didn’t know a soul in Texas, yet I packed my bags, left my native country (Canada) and started on an adventure […]
What is Faith Deconstruction? Let’s Make it Less Scary
If you’ve ever worked on a car engine, you know that it’s a messy process. You have to take it apart piece by piece, clean up the parts, repair them, or even replace them completely. However, when it’s all done, you can put it back together and have a working engine again. Faith deconstruction is […]
What Is Spiritual Abuse and how do you recover?
Are you a victim of spiritual abuse? Unfortunately, many people are, but they may not realize it. When you grow up in a strict religious culture, some things that seem normal can actually be abusive, but it’s hard to recognize if you’re used to it. What is spiritual abuse? I’m going to share my personal […]
Tips for Lowering Your Anxiety
Whether or not you have been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, we all encounter anxiety from time to time. When anxiety rushes in, it’s hard to know how to handle it in the moment. Sometimes a small moment triggers a wave of anxiety that throws off your entire day. Even though dealing with some levels […]
Reflections From The Wilderness
“But I will court her again and bring her into the wilderness, and I will speak to her tenderly there.” Hosea 2:14 (The Living Bible) “Who is this coming up from the wilderness leaning on her Beloved?” Song of Songs 8:5 (NIV) There have been several times of my life that I would call times in […]