What is Spiritual Abuse?

What is Spiritual Abuse? This will begin a series identifying the main elements of what I believe undermines the very core of who we are as women. How we view ourselves, our effectiveness as a woman created in the image of God, our relationships, and our futures are all impacted by the roots that have […]

The Mystery of Grace

The Mystery of Grace My last article reviewed some of the features of shame, and drew comparisons between shame and guilt. To review, guilt–or godly conviction–is the feeling that follows sinfulness. For hearts submitted to Christ, it is a precious vessel by which we become aware that we have committed wrong, presenting the choice to […]

The Myth of “Normal”

The Myth of “Normal” When I was young, I envied those who told breath-catching testimonials of how they came to Christ. I  listened, enraptured, to stories featured on our local religious radio station and dreamed of how thrilled God must be with these dramatically-acquired souls. Many met Him in death-defying places; others spoke of time […]

The Hidden Part

The Hidden Part Behold, You desire truth in the inward parts, And in the hidden part You will make me to know wisdom. Psalm 51:6 Throughout my personal journey, this Scripture has been a lifeline. In the midst of the darkness, it has acted as a beacon of sorts, to bring me to pause and […]

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 […]

A Gentle Reality Check for the Daughters of Patriarchy

A Gentle Reality Check for the Daughters of Patriarchy s I shared on facebook, I’ve wanted to address this topic for a long time. But while chatting with my friend Darcy, I realized that she was the perfect one to write about it instead. I’m including a teaser clip below, but please click the following […]

A Gentle Reality Check for the Daughters of Patriarchy

A Gentle Reality Check for the Daughters of Patriarchy s I shared on facebook, I’ve wanted to address this topic for a long time. But while chatting with my friend Darcy, I realized that she was the perfect one to write about it instead. I’m including a teaser clip below, but please click the following […]

A Gentle Reality Check for the Daughters of Patriarchy

A Gentle Reality Check for the Daughters of Patriarchy s I shared on facebook, I’ve wanted to address this topic for a long time. But while chatting with my friend Darcy, I realized that she was the perfect one to write about it instead. I’m including a teaser clip below, but please click the following […]

A Gentle Reality Check for the Daughters of Patriarchy

A Gentle Reality Check for the Daughters of Patriarchy s I shared on facebook, I’ve wanted to address this topic for a long time. But while chatting with my friend Darcy, I realized that she was the perfect one to write about it instead. I’m including a teaser clip below, but please click the following […]

A Gentle Reality Check for the Daughters of Patriarchy

A Gentle Reality Check for the Daughters of Patriarchy s I shared on facebook, I’ve wanted to address this topic for a long time. But while chatting with my friend Darcy, I realized that she was the perfect one to write about it instead. I’m including a teaser clip below, but please click the following […]