Leaving the Pigsty

Leaving the Pigsty

Rachel Cohen Rachel Cohen
Thursday October 15, 2015

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A few days before, some friends were giggling about this thing called sex. Curiosity had been stirring within me, and I finally did it: I searched for it on Google. Up came countless links to pornographic websites. I clicked on many of them, and the screen was soon covered with explicit pop-ups. A flood of intense shame came over me. But I wanted to see more.

Hide or Seek - John Freeman

Hide or Seek - John Freeman

Guest Bloggers Guest Bloggers
Friday November 7, 2014

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Even as Followers-of-Jesus, it’s our tendency to hide and pretend that “I’m okay; you’re okay.”  It’s been true since the garden and continues to be our default setting.  Perhaps nowhere else is this tendency, of pretense, more obvious (and damaging) than our self-protective attempts to hide . . . regarding our miserable history of and current reality of our sexual temptations, struggles and failures.