Spiritual abuse: Our first encounter

In my last post: Spiritual abuse: Some abuse is not physical, I explained what spiritual abuse is. I have to make clear that in ‘The message’, which is an international cult, you have pastors who are really sincere and only want the best for “their” people. But in my experience, unfortunately, the majority of the […]

Spiritual abuse: Some abuse is not physical

What is spiritual abuse? Spiritual abuse happens when a spiritual authority, such as a cult leader or abusive pastor, wants to control you and want completely obedience. A spiritually abusive group often claims that they are the only ones that have the right doctrines. They often claim that salvation only depends  on belonging to their […]


Being in my early ’30s is the best time I think I am having ever. It’s not because of any material gain or job satisfaction, nor is the best age to do things that I haven’t done before. It’s also not about being too old to risk my butt catching a cold by doing some […]

I lost my music, where do I start?

Music has always been a big part of my life. My mum and dad always sang and played different instruments. They would preform in our church, on conventions and in local churches. When I was 4 years old I sang second voice and didn’t take long until they would let me sing with them. At […]

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Since my childhood, I was dealing with one of my habits of counting things around me. As far as I remember, it started from counting fruits on a tree. Then I started counting stars on the sky and then it never stopped, counting floor tiles, nails in windows/doors/cabinets, colors in any logo, alphabets in any […]

Freedom of religion and its dilemma

Children should be free

Last night I sat down with my daughter Nathalie. We were talking about freedom of religion and the impact religion has on children. I knew she had nightmares as a little child but I didn’t know it was because of what she heard in church every Sunday. As adult you might forget that, no matter […]

A True Friend

I have many friends who are being emotionally supportive, who listen to me thoughtfully, who go out of their way for me, reliable and accept me and all my flaws but still I believe that one can be his own worst enemy and same way one can be his own best friend as Choose Wisely […]