Life’s journey is not always comfortable. Sometimes it’s challenging to learn about who we are, but it’s one of life’s highest goals.
Ralph Waldo Emerson once wrote,
“to be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to turn you into someone else is one of life’s greatest accomplishments.”
I’m taking a short break on this blog from talking about dysfunctional religion and the damage it can do to children only for a moment. I just want to stop and celebrate my journey. Recently, I got an opening to write a guest post about children in dysfunctional religious homes for the Child-Friendly Faith Project website. This organization works to help children who have suffered religious maltreatment. I will continue to interview and research this subject and the results I see in my own religious circles. I am glad that I’m able to help others whatever way I can with my experience. Continue reading “Be Yourself”