So many people have “church hurt”. Religious trauma runs deep in our society and in this episode, I had on Jo Luehmann. Jo is a speaker and does work around purity culture, decolonization, white supremacy, trauma, healing, and the LGBTQ+ community. She shares why you have to be mindful about what you tie your worth to and her upbringing as a Catholic, turned Christian and her current beliefs. You’ll hear about the hierarchy of the church that grooms abuse, the cycles of trauma that plague religions and so much more!
What’s in this episode:
Jo’s backstory on religion and her upbringing
Her transition from Catholic to Christian
The destructiveness of church and religion
How justifying the treatment of “other” by way of sin and God is disparaging
The hierarchy that religion creates that grooms abuse
Why you have to be careful what you tie your worth to
How people are switching over to their feminine energies
How cycles of abuse and trauma perpetuate each other
Her ideas for the future of the church
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