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?
Please follow, support and share! These guys are amazing! I'm not affiliated with them, but this looks like an awesome project and, as ex-Jehovah's Witnesses, we need as much positive publicity for the community as possible. So with this in mind, I'm happy to cobble together a little blog post in support. XJW | Coming … Continue reading XJW | Coming Out of the Jehovah’s Witness Religion
"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
I've been very overwhelmed with feelings of betrayal, hurt and anger the last few days as I've been processing the knowledge that I had been lied to my entire childhood and young adulthood. Today I'm taking a step back from my personal story to examine one of the reasons why, no matter how sincere their … Continue reading Knowledge, Thoughtcrime & the Antichrist
Do not go gentle into that good night Don't succumb to the peaceful release of death. Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. - Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas 1914-1953 Imagine you had nearly died. You were involved in … Continue reading Mortality, Blood & the Spanish Inquisition