If you are reading this in the hope that I will be able to explain the rather confusing "new light" recently revealed by the Governing Body of Jehovah's Witnesses, i.e. the "overlapping generation" doctrine, you may be sorely disappointed. Please judge for yourself however after reading my post, whether or not this new teaching has … Continue reading My Generation, Your Generation, Everyone’s Generation!
Why should the forgiveness of a paedophile rank as more important than the protection of a child? My thoughts on this issue based on personal experience and in the light of the recent news reports here: Article in Fædrelandsvennen: https://www.fvn.no/nyheter/norgeogverden/i/xRWkJp/The-Elder This is the English language version - for all of the previous articles in the … Continue reading YouTube: Forgiveness Not Above Child Safety
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
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
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?
My latest YouTube video is now uploaded. In this week's episode, I discuss the recent article in The Guardian by Sarah Marsh, my comments on JW Broadcasting March 2018 where Gerrit Losch asks “Do you trust me?" and my brush with Scientology. https://youtu.be/qbpw1Bcf1Ns Links and contact information: Sarah Marsh - email - firstname.lastname@example.org https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/mar/08/child-sex-abuse-inquiry-considers-separate-jehovahs-witnesses-uk-investigation https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/mar/08/have-you-experienced-abuse-in-the-jehovahs-witness-uk … Continue reading YouTube – Do You Trust Me?
I'm very naive and uneducated. I left school at 16 in order to pioneer because of the teachings of the Watchtower organisation. I am aware that my explanations are not scholarly or deep, but they are very personal to me. In this blog I shall be dealing with three main related topics: How the Watchtower … Continue reading The Righteous Indignation of the Mentally Diseased
When I was growing up, my mother used to tell me about her experiences as a special pioneer. She had been one until she married at the age of 38 and had given so much of herself to the organisation. She said that talking to Roman Catholics whilst pioneering had made her realise just what … Continue reading Give Me The Child
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