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TRUE things I wish I’d been taught

I don’t have a relationship with most of my adult children. This wasn’t supposed to happen.  If I followed all the rules and sacrificed my life for my family I was told that I would be enjoying the fruits of my labor and that society would benefit from them as well. Lies, lies, and more …

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Evil is Using “Unconditional Respect” to Hide Itself Among us. And questions about the case of Ps Tom Chantry.

In a recent post we dealt with a typical distortion of Scripture which insists that a wife must respect her husband no matter what he does, no matter what kind of person he is. Respect. Obey. Honor. We saw that such mishandling of Scripture is very common. We saw how it hooks out a precept from God’s Word …

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Predators look for the blind, the lame and the already wounded

I (Jeff Crippen) have been watching some instructional youtube videos on how to best use artificial plastic baits for fishing — getting them put on the hook correctly and so on. I also know from experience that to properly rig up a herring to troll for salmon you want to be sure it rolls in …

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One Son’s Journey to Seeing the Truth about his Abusive Father

Children, teens, and adult children often have problems due to domestic abuse. Sometimes the kids blame the protective (non-abusive) parent. Sometimes they feel their life is wrecked because their parents divorced. Quite often the abusive parent turns the kids against the abused parent. Children can model themselves on the abuser, which abusers often encourage as it makes …

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A Story of Lifelong Abuse by a Narcissistic Parent — And the Path to Freedom

Here is the life story of one of our readers whose abuser has been, and remains, her mother. As we know, abusers/sociopaths/narcissists can effect their evil in other arenas besides a marriage. We greatly appreciate this lady’s willingness to share her story, heartache, and path to freedom with us in the hope that others will …

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Snatched from the fire

One year ago, I was not strong enough to leave. I was in a fog that is only now being cleared by The Lord, as I’ve made an escape from the abuse. I believed that if it were just him and me, I would’ve let myself die. I could not see that he was slowly killing …

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