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Recovering from Spiritual Abuse: “We’re Listening”

Alternative title for this post: "That Awkward Moment When You Ask A Minister If You Can Please Use A Bad Word In Church"  CREATIVE EXPRESSION: "We're Listening" A few days ago, I got to share a bit of writing at an event called "8 Minutes Max," an open forum at Church of the Incarnation which… Continue reading Recovering from Spiritual Abuse: “We’re Listening”

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church, ministry

Recovering from Spiritual Abuse: “I’m Listening”

Last week, while "Speaking Out About Spiritual Abuse," I suggested that not listening lies at the root of spiritual abuse. So, fittingly, I think listening lies at the root of spiritual abuse recovery.  It starts with telling one person -- a counselor, minister, mentor, or trusted friend. Eventually, some people benefit from wider audiences, perhaps sharing… Continue reading Recovering from Spiritual Abuse: “I’m Listening”