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Stop Bypassing My Illness and Accessibility | Spiritual Bypassing and Ableism

When I started out as a new spiritual seeker, I had a bunch of teachers and gurus telling me to intend a better and healthier life and body. And that if I intended hard enough, it would become a reality. That my power of thought is better and stronger than my autoimmune disorder, and better than my genetics. I, being new to the community and way of thought took it to heart and denied my own reality in favor of the new spiritual community and practices that I was looking into. After all, if these people are thought leaders, and I am new to a way of thought, they must be on to something. … Continue readingStop Bypassing My Illness and Accessibility | Spiritual Bypassing and Ableism

Raising my kids to be good people, without religion.

Although it’s not a popular opinion, among most parents I know, it’s one I hold strongly. I think it’s mean to lie to kids about imaginary beings. I think it’s unkind to give them false ideas. I know one day all children wake up and stop believing in the delusions we have created for them. And that is a day of intense sadness. I wanted to spare my children from the heartbreak of the Christmas Morning where they wake up and realize that… … Continue readingRaising my kids to be good people, without religion.

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