My religion taught me that the devil had been given dominion over earth and his demons walked the earth in spirit form. That it was their intent to lead me into temptation and drag me into the depths of hell and join them in their misery. Evil spirits lived under my bed, in dark closets and in the forest surrounding my home. The only time I was safe was in the presence of a man who held the priesthood or in a room that had been recently cleansed and consecrated.
For much of my life I lived in fear. I allowed my mind to be consumed by the irrational fear of the Devil and Hell, a belief that was ingrained in me as a child and maintained tremendous hold over me for many years. Now that I have found my truth and my own power I am no longer … Continue reading Facing My Demons