Unwanted Holiday

I wish my children would forget and ignore Mother's Day. I've said, in the past, that I didn't want anyone to bother recognizing the day for me. The older two seem content to ignore it, now, but the younger two have school projects that involve the whole class making cards or pictures for their mothers, … Continue reading Unwanted Holiday

Religious Indoctrination 20/20

I sprained my ankle in July 2018. I am in my late 30s and had never broken a bone or sprained an ankle and now my ankle went out from under me while walking in a park. It was not a mild sprain. It wasn't bad enough to need surgery but it did mean I … Continue reading Religious Indoctrination 20/20

Religious Indoctrination 13/20

Young earth creationism had fallen. A literal, inerrant Word of God had fallen. Hell had fallen. Inevitable human depravity had fallen. Suffering as the means to become better was eroding. Hierarchy was eroding. I'd been isolated and put into a metaphorical iron suit of religious propaganda that would contain and restrain my growth as a … Continue reading Religious Indoctrination 13/20