Here’s my hurricane rescue story

So here’s my Harvey update finally. My coworkers and I worked for nearly 18 days straight during the hurricane and the flooding, and I wasn’t able to post sooner. The rain started on Friday, August, 25. The eye of the storm passed over me on Tuesday evening, August 29. I’d been getting up every few … Continue reading Here’s my hurricane rescue story

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How to love LGBT people: a letter to the church {for the Huffington Post}

So I've been a Huffington Post contributor for a little over a year now, but today I'd like to share something I'm posting there with my regular blog readers. This is a journey that I've been on for several months now. Here's my heart, friends. I love you all. // // // “But how should … Continue reading How to love LGBT people: a letter to the church {for the Huffington Post}

Book Review: Spiritual Sobriety by Elizabeth Esther

I love so much of Elizabeth Esther's writing because what she says fits my experiences in unhealthy churches. I preordered her book Spiritual Sobriety: Stumbling back to faith when good religion goes bad in spring of last year, around the same time that I interviewed her on my blog. Recently I re-read my copy before … Continue reading Book Review: Spiritual Sobriety by Elizabeth Esther

Book review: Stolen Innocence by Elissa Wall

I got this book from a giveaway over at SpiritualAbuse.org a couple of summers ago, when I was blogging about leaving fundamentalism. Stolen Innocence is Elissa Wall's memoir of leaving the fundamentalist Mormon church (FLDS) as an adult. She was told to marry one of her cousins when she was only 14. Elissa gives a good history … Continue reading Book review: Stolen Innocence by Elissa Wall