Category: shame

All Shall Be Well

I wish I had been stronger as a teen when I was pressured to have an abortion, but the truth is, I wasn’t. What did I know? I was afraid and easily swayed by threats to withdraw love, or of abandonment by my boyfriend… Continue Reading “All Shall Be Well”

The Bully Connector

I don’t do well with bullies. People that pull rank and power, squashing the dignity of others so that they can feel in control and important. Sadly, they are still around, even in the life of the church. Along with abandonment, this is probably… Continue Reading “The Bully Connector”