The fantastic Steph (@xjwfeminist) very kindly asked to interview me as we often work together on the Ex-JW Sisters' blog. She asks me why I founded the site, about my background as a Jehovah's Witness and what I really think of the Governing Body! https://youtu.be/YrdkA_U5TGA Ex-JW Sisters: Website: https://exjwsisters.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/ExJWsisters Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/exjwsisters Support Ex-JW … Continue reading YouTube: Steph Interviews Evelyn for Ex-JW Sisters
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!
Some of you may have heard me use this phrase, "be kind to yourself", quite a lot in my blogs and YouTube videos. It's an extension of my reasoning behind why I am now involved in activism. For years I would make my life harder by expecting too much of myself and expecting perfection. As … Continue reading Be Kind to Yourself
Discussion of the April 2018 episode of JW Broadcasting. Victim blaming, the danger for abused women and how the Watchtower views women. There's also a little humorous montage at the end! https://youtu.be/ION5ZMT-rCc
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
Well that was a rather exhausting ride! It seemed that every time I turned round there was another blog, article or news report concerning the Watchtower organisation. If you weren't able to keep up with everything over this last weekend, I've put it all in one place so that you can read and watch at … Continue reading The Weekend That Was
I'm going to be uploading some humorous short vids on YouTube on my channel called L'Ombre LOLS. All will be irreverant JW humour! My first one is available to watch now: My latest YouTube vid is up. I am re-recording the video that I was going to post this weekend as so much happened over … Continue reading LOLS – A Bit of Light Relief
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