Facebook post from 4 years ago: “This morning [my 4 year old son]comes to me looking deeply sad and disappointed. He tells me ‘It didn’t work.’ I ask what and he says ‘You prayed last night God would make me feel better.’ He thinks for a second and then says ‘But, it’s okay, Mommy, I… Continue reading Lord Worf
When reading a blog post by the psychologist and former evangelical Valerie Tarico I came upon her creation Wisdom Commons, a place to “explore, elevate, and celebrate our shared moral core.” As you may know like Valerie I am also a deconvert, a former evangelical, and in the absence of my faith tradition I’ve asked myself:… Continue reading Seven Virtues
“Be a good little girl or you’ll go to Hell” It started with the infant baptism “just in case,” then the Baptist preschool to teach me how to be “moral” person. My parents weren’t religious. Well, to be fair, my dad was an ex-Mormon who still believed in God and my mom was a cultural… Continue reading First Exposure to Christianity
I deconverted 14 months ago but I haven’t blogged much publicly about my experience. The internal process which led to my deconversion also led to dramatic changes in my personality, relationship and the way I make decisions, and it’s left me a bit emotionally raw even though it’s the best thing that’s ever happened to… Continue reading Deconversion Defrosting
I was a Christian for 20 years and without it, Who am I? Answering that question is a bit complicated because it’s some combination of nature and nurture. I’ve studied my socialpsychobiological makeup ad nauseum (LOL) and what I find most helpful to me at this moment is studying personality theory to give me an… Continue reading Who Am I? Who Are YOU?