The Daughters of Patriarchy | Codependency | Repost

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 The Daughters of Patriarchy | Codependency | Repost This is edited and reposted from last year. I know it’s long, but codependency within deeply conservative lifestyles is a serious issue. It’s important to learn how to recognize it and seek healing, because codependency follows us throughout life and affects other relationships. […]

The Daughters of Patriarchy: Spiritual Abuse

The Daughters of Patriarchy: Spiritual Abuse When I refer to Patriarchy, or Biblical Patriarchy, I indicate the imbalanced, unhealthy practice of what is more accurately termed by Karen Campbell to be patriocentricity. My ministry is to women—primarily adult daughters—who reap the distressing harvest of destructive fruits, which are brought forth from aberrant religious movements and […]

The Daughters of Patriarchy: Codependency

The Daughters of Patriarchy: Codependency It is a term that implies that we are dependent upon one another. How is this necessarily harmful? Of course we need others in our lives; we need interaction and relationship, wisdom and discourse. However, when these things are rampant within unhealthy, imbalanced, and ungodly environments, potentially very grave problems […]

The Daughters of Patriarchy | Codependency | Repost

The Daughters of Patriarchy | Codependency | Repost This is edited and reposted from last year. I know it’s long, but codependency within deeply conservative lifestyles is a serious issue. It’s important to learn how to recognize it and seek healing, because codependency follows us throughout life and affects other relationships.   It is a […]

White Washed Idolatry

White Washed Idolatry . . for you shall worship no other god, for the LORD, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God.  Exodus 34:14 orm Wakefield is an author and speaker with a tender heart for men and their families. In his article The Curse of the Standard Bearers: When Idolatry Masquerades as Love, […]

The Daughters of Patriarchy: Codependency

The Daughters of Patriarchy: Codependency It is a term that implies that we are dependent upon one another. How is this necessarily harmful? Of course we need others in our lives; we need interaction and relationship, wisdom and discourse. However, when these things are rampant within unhealthy, imbalanced, and ungodly environments, potentially very grave problems […]

The Daughters of Patriarchy: Codependency

The Daughters of Patriarchy: Codependency It is a term that implies that we are dependent upon one another. How is this necessarily harmful? Of course we need others in our lives; we need interaction and relationship, wisdom and discourse. However, when these things are rampant within unhealthy, imbalanced, and ungodly environments, potentially very grave problems […]

Emmanuel

Emmanuel “And when I passed by you and saw you struggling in your own blood, I said to you in your blood, ‘Live!’ Yes, I said to you in your blood, ‘Live!’”Ezekiel 16:6 “Just wait till you live in the real world,” they said, trampling my Jesus-heart. “The real world. You will change. You’ll see.” […]

The Daughters of Patriarchy: Codependency

The Daughters of Patriarchy: Codependency It is a term that implies that we are dependent upon one another. How is this necessarily harmful? Of course we need others in our lives; we need interaction and relationship, wisdom and discourse. However, when these things are rampant within unhealthy, imbalanced, and ungodly environments, potentially very grave problems […]

Love Song, IV — Mystery

Love Song, IV — Mystery continued from Love Song, III — Death She sat across from me, knuckles clasped white except for streaks of mascara swiped from her cheeks.  She didn’t know why she came; she’d stopped to turn around many times. But here she was. No coffee, thanks. “I was given up for adoption […]