During deconstruction, there are a lot of moving pieces. And there are a lot of beliefs shifting. One of the most crucial things you can do is turn your language away from the shame-based scarcity mindset of toxic religion and towards a spiritual life that nourishes you. But what if you can’t discern what shame-based scarcity is versus what is true? I’ve got you, my friend! Here are ten things to stop saying during faith deconstruction
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We can’t talk about how to deconstruct your faith without talking about the urgent need for setting healthy boundaries. Why? Because toxic relationships and systems THRIVE when we have zero boundaries. When people start questioning and changing their beliefs, it...
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Today’s poem speaks to the heartache and heaviness that surrounds us this season. I pray that this poem is sacred medicine that comforts your weary heart.
Tara Beth Leach’s book “Radiant Church” is a prophetic, inspiring call for the church to strip layers of patriarchy and toxic religious culture in order to bear witness to the love of Christ in our world.
Years and years of toxic religious culture and patriarchal conditioning have led many women to believe that being a peacemaker means refusing to argue. Refusing to engage in any and all forms of conflict. Or even bending over backward to make sure that others are comfortable, even in situations where they are in the wrong. However, this type of thinking actually tends to cause more harm than good, both in our own lives and in the lives of others.
Deconstruction often garners pushback from church leaders who cry “heretic!” But is deconstructing your faith biblical?
What is deconstructing faith? Is it a good thing or something to be avoided?
Disclaimer:The tips below are not meant to replace therapy, counseling, or medical treatment. Chronic anxiety, PTSD, depression, and many other illnesses and conditions are best managed under the oversight and advice of a trained professional. If you have concerns...
Inviting these people in to your inner sanctum is the first step to setting your world right again after the prolonged fights of 2020