"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
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
There is much joy to have in life but as Jehovah's Witnesses our natural joy was very often stripped away and replaced with guilt for feeling such happiness. We were instructed that the world is so awful because these are the "last days" before Armageddon, where the mass genocide of anyone who isn't a Jehovah's … Continue reading The Joy of Life
"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
I thought I would upload an additional little video to discuss what the difference is between a sect and a cult. Jehovah's Witnesses vehemently deny that they are either of these, but what do the objective facts show? My regular weekly video will be uploaded over the weekend - thank you for watching! https://youtu.be/YXCBP1nzVIw … Continue reading YouTube: Sect Vs Cult?
"Privilege can be defined as the entitlement and authority (unearned) of individuals to perpetuate attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors that support oppressive power structures". - (Liu, 2017)  At 6.29am this morning I received the following message to my Twitter account: "BTW, could I ask a favour, please? Atheist Republic tweeted a mockery of the crucifixion … Continue reading Taking Back My Power
I have finally uploaded my first YouTube video. In it I've made a start on answering some questions raised by a lovely lady on Twitter, Katherine Rogers: How my grandparents became Jehovah's Witnesses. Why I became a Jehovah's Witness. Why I left the Jehovah's Witnesses. Why I became an activist. If I could tell people … Continue reading YouTube – We Have Liftoff!
Firstly, I need to extend much gratitude to everyone who has shown support and encouragement to me with my blog. It has been incredible the amount of people who have read my posts and contacted me with expressions of appreciation. I am honestly humbled by the reaction, thank you! In addition to my blog, I'm … Continue reading Evelyn on YouTube