Spiritual Abuse; When the name of God is used to Guilt and Shame

I get really angry when I think about the degree of spiritual abuse that is ‘out there’ and how victims are preached LIES about right and wrong and how the name of GOD is used to back up those lies.  It upsets me that the name of God is used to guilt and shame abuse … Continue reading "Spiritual Abuse; When the name of God is used to Guilt and Shame"

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SPIRITUAL ABUSE:- THE CONFUSION OF FALSE TEACHING

I am pleased and excited today to welcome my friend Fi Macleod. Fi is a fellow blogger and an amazing survivor of horrific abuse. Fi has a passion for writing and the subject of spiritual abuse is close to her heart. Please help me welcome Fi and her debut post on Emerging from Broken! As … Continue reading "SPIRITUAL ABUSE:- THE CONFUSION OF FALSE TEACHING"

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Defining Spiritual Abuse and the Effect on us as Children

This is all part of spiritual abuse, church abuse and religious abuse. And all abuse does incredible damage to the self esteem and to the emotional health of children. leads to the destruction of self esteem and a fear of telling. This is spiritual abuse. This is the misuse of power. Church abuse and religious abuse are damaging to the person who is discounted and dismissed. This is not LOVE or grace. This spiritual abuse is NOT pleasing to God. How can it be?

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“It’s Just That, We Care About You…”

I’ve been thinking a lot about a one of the last comments made on my post “Groomed to Doubt Through Spiritual Abuse.” The writer said in a nutshell that the people who voiced strong disagreement with my posts were people from my real life who really just cared about me. Words like this can be … Continue reading "“It’s Just That, We Care About You…”"

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