In the short time that I've been involved in ex-JW activism I've had the privilege of working with some fabulous people, I've engaged with some wonderful ex-JWs and have made some incredible friends that I know I shall have for the rest of my life. However, the direction that my activism is now changing. In … Continue reading Where Now?
"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower." - Hans Christian Andersen Recently I have been asking myself - in what direction do I want to take my activism? I seem to have a lot of strands to my activism at the moment, between my blog, my … Continue reading Freedom of choice – YOU are in control!
My five tips on how to start to deprogramme yourself from the behaviour and thought patterns of being a Jehovah's Witness. https://youtu.be/M_6KlSU628Y
I've been pondering many topics lately and have a good few posts in draft format that I've just not got around to finalising. But today I need to discuss an issue that I've been pushing to one side. Why have I been ignoring this? I think it's because some of the old indoctrination is clinging … Continue reading Take My Silver and My Gold
My reaction to the excellent Jerry Minor interview and thoughts on how Jehovah’s Witnesses are living with a perpetual expectation of dying at any moment. John Cedars Channel - Jerry Minor Interview - see video at bottom of page Ex-JW Sisters Blog: https://exjwsisters.wordpress.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ExJWSisters/ Evelyn De L'Ombre Social Media Twitter: https://twitter.com/DeLOmbreEve Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/E.DeLOmbre/ … Continue reading YouTube: Waiting to Die
Episode 7 Coming Out & Deprogramming! My discussion about the issues surrounding coming out publicly as an ex-JW who is vocally critical of the Watchtower organisation and the psychological obstacles faced. Here is the new project that I’m working on here: https://exjwsisters.wordpress.com/ https://youtu.be/fUQ_dJU13rM Also mentioned in this video is the year 607BCE on which … Continue reading YouTube: Coming Out & Deprogramming
"Keep doing this in remembrance of me". - Luke 22:19 NWT.* Jesus said this when he celebrated the Passover meal with his disciples which became known as the Last Supper. A lot of Christians today insist that Jesus was the peace-loving son of God who came to spread a message of love and acceptance to … Continue reading Why I Refuse to Worship God
All ex-JWs know the system of fear that they been subject to in order to keep them obedient and compliant. In my latest episode I discuss learning to free ourselves from this cage. Video below. Also, according to Twitter apparently I'm a bot! Oh no my secret identity has been revealed! The horror! This weekend … Continue reading YouTube: Give Yourself Permission
Since waking up I've done a lot of research in a small amount of time. Having avoided looking at any Watchtower publications for a long time, it's actually been very cathartic. Something that I've come to realise is that, unless I've been disfellowshipped without my knowledge, I'm still considered a Jehovah's Witness, albeit a spiritually … Continue reading Disassociation: The Final Goodbye