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A Shattering of the Self

I mentioned a few weeks ago that I just submitted my thesis. I did a deep dive into Polyvagal Theory, which is called the science of safety – and applied it to healing from the wounds of trauma experienced in church or as a result of exposure to toxic theology,

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Regret and Shame

The documentaries keep coming. On cults, megachurch demise and people we may have once looked up to and admired, falling from grace. Or rather, tripping over themselves while clinging to tired old scripts and defending the indefensible. And of course, we know why this is, to admit there was wrongdoing

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Spiritual Bypassing

I remember as a teenager hearing a church youth leader say ‘no actually I don’t have a cold’ (snot congesting her nose and looking awful), I’m not accepting it in Jesus name.’ While this is tame in comparison to friends who were told to go back to abusive husbands and

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Download 'Melancholy': an excerpt from "The Sentimental Non-Believer."

Melancholy is a reflection on the way Easter used to feel and how it feels now.