My thoughts on one of the leaked videos to be shown at the 2018 Convention of Jehovah's Witnesses this summer. Links to things discussed: Blog post: https://evelyndelombre.com/2018/04/02/persecution-only-us-no-one-else/ Harvard Study (link to PDF of study at bottom of article): https://developingchild.harvard.edu/resources/persistent-fear-and-anxiety-can-affect-young-childrens-learning-and-development/ https://youtu.be/CZmGvHvawdc
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
In my latest episode I discuss the fear experienced as a child growing up as Jehovah’s Witness, the JW doctrine of Gehenna/the Second Death and Apostates, and a bonus of a sassy little fashion show for all faithful JW sisters! https://youtu.be/mRrillposVA Resurrection - Sheol/Hades/Gehenna https://www.jwfacts.com/watchtower/resurrection.php Sarah Marsh – email – firstname.lastname@example.org https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/mar/08/have-you-experienced-abuse-in-the-jehovahs-witness-uk Victims Voices … Continue reading YouTube: Fear, Gehenna & Sisters’ Fashion
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?
"Fear and love cannot live together… Blows are used to correct brute beasts." - Seneca (Roman philosopher, author, politician, 4 B.C.E. to C.E. 65) As many of you may be aware, although I have been out of the Jehovah's Witnesses for over 25 years it has only been the past few weeks that I have … Continue reading Vile, Repulsive & Worthy of Death
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!
I was going to add an update to my previous post about the paedophile in my congregation in the late 1980s but I felt that this needed its own post. I have linked the original blog to this post. If you didn't read my original blog about this subject, you can find it HERE. I've … Continue reading Update: “Don’t Gossip About the Pedo!”
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
What a shocking title! I'm obviously lying or at least greatly exaggerating? Actually no. Billions of people are going to die including children and babies and apparently this is perfectly OK. Why? Because a particular god said so. Who is this cruel and heartless god? How could anyone believe that this is OK? Is this … Continue reading Genocide is OK!