Will You Join Us?

In January, I began my blog series called Why I Left Giant Church Inc. It took nearly three years to learn about what happened to me and my family. Thankfully, those who experienced it before us, professional experts, and others shared their stories and knowledge. In one of the darkest seasons of our lives, these…

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Value Restored

This month’s guest post is written by another one from the Zoom group I wrote about in the intro to last month’s guest post, Undiluted. Debby Smith was the initiator of the continued Zoom meetings. I am better for knowing her, and have a feeling our friendship will grow long after our Zoom meetings end.…

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Then the World Will Know

Over the summer, I took a free course taught by Dr. Esau McCaulley offered through Nashotah House Theological Seminary. The Coordinator of The Chapter at Nashotah House asked me to write a reflective essay about the course. The Chapter is an online resource for alumni and constituents of Nashotah House. I’m delighted to say The…

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Just For You

I’ve wanted to do this for a while, so here I am doing it, even though I don’t have all the details planned out in my head. Sometimes we just need to make a move forward before we know exactly where we’re going. I’m an avid reader, an accidental researcher, and an all-round curator of…

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Redeeming Power

It took three years to learn about and understand what happened to me and my family at the church we left in 2017. Dr. Diane Langberg and her work helped give me the language to tell our story of spiritual abuse. Through her lectures, articles, and podcast interviews, for the first time in my life,…

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Hello, I’m Marie.

I’m wholeheartedly devoted to learning how to live like it matters and passionate about encouraging others to do the same.
This is where we can learn together.