"I too didn't see too much but I was the particularly suggestible type and very gullible and not very observant, etc. But man did you ever notice how much DRAMA there is!! Haha, this person cheated on this person with that one, this person…"
"Oh, yes. My entire family thinks this is it and Obama will try to kill them. what cracks me up is how scared they are. If what they believed were true, you think they would be incredibly confident and thrilled, but they are just freaked out."
"It is not too late! There are community theatres everywhere that would love to have you as a volunteer. Audtions are open to anyone. Go try out or start backstage doing props or costumes. You will love it. …"
"Sounds like you are young. In 20 years you will be amazed how far you have come beyond Adventism. Enjoy every minute! I don't know if you totally recover. Waves of guilt still wash over me. But now I can just say…"
"Can't have it. I married an SDA boy. We were 20. He was emotionally abusive. Very religious and I could do nothing right. I did all the cooking, cleaning and worked full time and paid the bills as well. He…"
"That Saturday was magical.
That Angels would not enter a theatre with me.
That the theatre was sinful.
That, as a female, I was responsible for stopping sex from happening.
That sex was sinful.
That there was someone listening to me pray with my…"
"My mother was dear friends with a woman in the church and her daughter and I became best of friends. The husband of my mother's friend was (and still is) VERY SDA. From ages 6 through 16 he would make us kneel down on the hard…"
"Oh, Adventist sex scandals? My favorite!
In my area, there was the married with kids middle school English teacher and the cute, single fourth grade teacher who literally left their classes totally unattended to get it on. Then, there was the former…"
"Were the "involved" parties anyone I know?? lol I don't have any first-hand experiences quite that dramatic, but the whole sexual misconduct thing was all around us and I had no idea. Ronda, I know you are aware of some of the stuff I…"
One of my favorite things to do is recall the hypocrisy that went on around me as an Adventist kid. I discovered the concept quite early. I'm not bitter about these; they make me laugh. I remember when I was about 12, we had company for Sabbath dinner. A family. After dinner I went to my room and turned on my radio, which was playing classical music. All of a sudden, my door swung open, and the wife/mother of the visiting family was there with wide eyes. She turned and ran down the hall,…See More
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