No more secrets: How I feel about National Coming Out Day

It’s just not worth it to live with secrets. My social media feeds have been flooded with National Coming Out Day posts over the last week, and I realized while reading through them that it’s such a relief to able to tell people the truth, to not have to hide anything. I keep thinking about … Continue reading No more secrets: How I feel about National Coming Out Day

What’s happening with Tropical Storm Imelda

So a couple of friends have messaged me asking how I’m doing with the weather and I honestly wasn’t worried about this storm at first (we get little tropical rain systems all the time around here and it’s usually no big deal). But tonight I’m starting to be low-key concerned, so I thought I'd give … Continue reading What’s happening with Tropical Storm Imelda

A goodbye letter to the Homeschoolers Anonymous community

I left the Homeschoolers Anonymous support group, and here's why in my last post to everyone.  // // // Just wanted to say you guys have been very helpful in my healing in the four years that I've (mostly) been in this group. Thank you for helping and supporting me through my triggers, my nightmares … Continue reading A goodbye letter to the Homeschoolers Anonymous community

Help a fundamentalism escapee, human trafficking survivor and single mom get a car + restart her life

Some of you probably know about my 19-year-old friend who recently escaped a human trafficking situation back in January.  She's also an escapee from fundamentalism. She's now trying to start her life over with an almost one-year-old baby while going through the legal process of an ongoing law enforcement investigation. I helped her report everything … Continue reading Help a fundamentalism escapee, human trafficking survivor and single mom get a car + restart her life

Unfundamentalist Thoughts: What do Christians mean when they say ‘our joy is not based on this world’?

It only takes a few words to send me back. Certain phrases set me off. It can be something simple, so common that most average Christians wouldn't even notice it. But those words meant something else in the fundamentalist cult I grew up in. I go to a not-crazy church now because it's helped me … Continue reading Unfundamentalist Thoughts: What do Christians mean when they say ‘our joy is not based on this world’?