Healing From Spiritual Violence

I wrote in a previous post about why I use female pronouns for Spirit even though I usually experience her as a male presence. Basically, it is so people who grew up in spiritually violent Christian environments – under the power of the patriarchy instead of the power of the Holy Ghost – can be […]

How My Peaceful Religion is Helping Me Overcome My Violent Nature

My religion is extremely (absurdly) peaceful. But my nature, the way I am when I don’t check myself, is extremely (absurdly) violent. There’s something in me that enjoys destruction for the sake of destruction. I like violent movies. I like fairy tales where the villain is disemboweled and then boiled in lead. (Once, when I […]