Moral responsibility

This is a huge subject, however I wanted to write a small piece about acting with personal or moral responsibility. In the course of our lives there are times when we have to make a choice, what is morally the right thing to do. Let’s say for example you see someone drop a bag of […]

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A moving post

This was a very moving post made by Tylin Joel on the Ex-Jehovah’s Witness Recovery Group 3 on Facebook. I wanted to share this with you on the day I met an elder doing witnessing work who said he no longer speaks to a number of his friends anymore since they are disfellowshipped even though […]

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Who can a man tell?

The year 2015 has been quite a year so far for me. At my current age of 42 (birthday this month!) I have for the first time become public about something very private about me. I was unable to tell of this before. The reason? There are 2 main reasons. One is that I no […]

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Religious Trauma Syndrome (RTS)

I have just been reading a very interesting article written about the trauma of leaving a religion. I left a religion I was very closely associated with for over 30 years and it was a decision I did not take lightly. As I write this members of my family are still part of it and […]

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Why I went public

Recently events that were private to me became public. I could have remained anonymous but chose to waive my anonymity. You may be wondering why. 1. To help others come forward. Whilst I cannot speak for everyone that has suffered abuse, I am sure many know the concerns about coming forward. Questions such as will […]

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I’m a survivor

I wrote this at the start of a journal in September 2011, before I had gone to the police with information they had never heard about, at this stage I did not know whether to go to them or not: —————————– The word survival can conjure up many different pictures, perhaps someone dressed up in […]

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Christopher Hitchens

I admire this man, who sadly passed away 3 years ago. Why? He was not afraid to speak his mind and was a great public speaker. There are many many great arguments he was involved with, here is a very good one, hope you have the time to enjoy it:  

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JW Parents – Safeguard your children

I spent about 20 minutes looking online and found several news items to do with child abuse within Jehovah’s Witnesses. I have placed the links below. They are not from ‘apostate’ sources and it took me only 20 minutes online to find them, they give a snapshot of recent events. —————————– http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/jehovahs-witnesses-destroyed-documents-showing-7340603 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/ap/article-2816630/13-5M-award-Jehovahs-Witnesses-molest-case.html#ixzz3Hn875cEl http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/jehovahs-witnesses-sex-abuse-scandal-4422943#ixzz3Fwm1Uttl http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2014/12/jehovahs_witnesses_under_fire.html […]

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Who is in control?

Anyone who knows me knows I am teetotal. There are 3 reasons for this: 1. I suffered as a child at the hands of an alcoholic 2. Even the smell of alcohol makes me feel sick 3. I remember being drunk having no control over myself The first point is no longer an issue, I […]

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