Category Archives: Ex-Roman Catholic/Catholicism

Out of the Fire, On Leaving Roman Catholicism 11.6 and 11.7: Mind Control–“Examination of Conscience” 7 part

PART 6 Mind Control via “Soft Trauma Bonding” I am certainly not an expert in mind control, although as an employee, some years back, of a ministry that counseled ex-cultists, I participated in the research on the groups and on … Continue reading

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Out of the Fire, On Leaving Roman Catholicism 11.5: Mind Control–“Examination of Conscience” 7 part

PART 5 Examination of Conscience as Part of the Good Catholic Confession–Digging Down to the Details—and the Differences For those who think the Roman Catholic confession experience is simply the Scriptural process of confessing one’s wrongs to God, each other, … Continue reading

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Out of the Fire, On Leaving Roman Catholicism 11.4: Mind Control—“Examination of Conscience” 7 part

PART 4 A Journey Out of Roman Catholic Mind Control into Freedom in Jesus Christ As I sat in that artful and elegant Catholic church listening to the carefully scripted and paced words of the priest guiding the flock through … Continue reading

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Out of the Fire, On Leaving Roman Catholicism 11.3: Mind Control—“Examination of Conscience” 7 part

PART 3 At my imagined outburst in the church, chronicled in part 2, little Sister John would have turned immediately to the priest for guidance, to him who, along with all other priests, bishops, archbishops, cardinals, on up to the … Continue reading

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Out of the Fire, On Leaving Roman Catholicism 11:1: Mind Control—“Examination of Conscience” 7 part

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila PART 1 Introduction Many people, these days, are aware of the powerful mind control techniques of the Jesuits that have influenced not only Roman Catholics but also nations who attempt to control the populace by using such … Continue reading

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Letters to The Remnant, 10: Carpe LOGOS (Seize the WORD!)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila I woke up this morning with just a hint of dread. Nothing major or pending. More like spotting a fly in the ointment, sensing a slight headache, hearing the faint rumble of a distant thunder on a … Continue reading

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On the Pope, Politics, and Cognitive Dissonance

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila ON THE POPE’S POLITICS Many non-Catholics who are anti-socialist due to its premise and abysmal historical outcomes are likely scratching their heads over the seeming national homage to the Pope who is visiting the U.S. just now … Continue reading

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Letters to The Remnant, 2: Where is the REAL Church? and Two Responses.

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Co-Saints, RESPONSE TO ONE OR MORE READERS FROM NIGERIA WHO “STOPPED BY” YESTERDAY: I always check where my visitors are viewing from around the world. Yesterday, I noticed there were 5 “views” (by one or more people) … Continue reading

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On Spending Time with God—It’s All Good

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Ever feel guilty when you hear somebody preaching about how Christians don’t spend enough time communing with God and we should? And Guilt Descends… Well, I used to react that way, too. And then I took this … Continue reading

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Out of the Fire: On Leaving Roman Catholicism 10 (Called to Peace)

To the post script of my series on “Is it The Silent Treatment or Emotional Survival”* a commenter responded by acknowledging his own realization of the sometimes call to silence which prompted this next post in my series on leaving … Continue reading

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