Recognizing and Supporting Isolated Fundamentalist Homeschool Kids

I took a social media break last month. I still blogged and kept in touch with a few friends, but I stopped reading my Facebook and Twitter feeds all the time. That's not what my breaks used to look like. My social media breaks used to be the way that I covered for my parents … Continue reading Recognizing and Supporting Isolated Fundamentalist Homeschool Kids

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But for us, God is not that tiny: Why I’m #withMalala

So I'm kind of selective about documentaries that I watch. Usually the documentaries I enjoy are about religious fundamentalism and cults or evangelical culture. I watch to learn, for research. The other night I rented two movies from Redbox: the new live action Cinderella and He Named Me Malala. I thought I'd learn something from … Continue reading But for us, God is not that tiny: Why I’m #withMalala

Outside the Box: Gathering Your Tools for Healing

This post is from my friend Alyssa who grew up Independent Fundamental Baptist and was homeschooled throughout her K-12 education.  She currently is in a graduate program to earn her Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and enjoys learning more about what can be done both personally and professionally to help others coming from conservative … Continue reading Outside the Box: Gathering Your Tools for Healing

Outside the Box: Verticality, Sameness, and the World of The Giver

My friend J.B started blogging this summer over at Finding Normalcy: Insights in a Noisy World. Here are his thoughts. Jonas wasn’t interested, just then, in wisdom. It was the colors that fascinated him. “Why can’t everyone see them? Why did colors disappear?” The Giver shrugged. “Our people made that choice, the choice to go … Continue reading Outside the Box: Verticality, Sameness, and the World of The Giver