Ansu in the Unification Church on Blessed Child Podcast

‘Join in on a conversation between Ryka, Marina, Alex and myself as we speak on Ansu, cults, religion and culture. Just to be absolutely clear, Ansu is child abuse. Find Ryka on instagram at @princessryka, Marina on IG at @marinka_dink and you can email Reneethomasart@yahoo.com for any questions,’ 1. Ansu is institutionalized child abuse. SetsContinue reading “Ansu in the Unification Church on Blessed Child Podcast”

Purity Culture in the UC: “The Buffet” with Cathlene Bell on Blessed Child podcast

“In this episode I speak with Cathlene Bell. Trigger warning: we speak on religious trauma, suicide, the treatment of special needs individuals in the Unification church and coercive control. I’ve come to realize that even when the conversations are feel good conversations, topics surrounding the Unification church must come with a trigger warning. That isContinue reading “Purity Culture in the UC: “The Buffet” with Cathlene Bell on Blessed Child podcast”

‘Belvedere; Drink’n’hide’ and ‘Rice and Frech Fries’: Kyle and Andrew on Blessed Child podcast with Renrobot

Renrobot talks to non moonie classmates from Irvington who grew up around moonie kids. Discussion around Comfort blessing, suicide ideation, Irvington,¬†huge amounts of money for church leaders, the outside perspective of envy for the church community but sense of being judged or spied on. Reference to Chung Pyung, punishments, sexual assault, suicide ideation and aContinue reading “‘Belvedere; Drink’n’hide’ and ‘Rice and Frech Fries’: Kyle and Andrew on Blessed Child podcast with Renrobot”

A Ticket to Heaven and This is Trafficking: Enryka Christopher on Falling Out Podcast with Elgen Strait (Parts 1 & 2)

Enryka talks about being an ‘Offering Child’ and her early life in the Church, in USA and Korea. 1. Feedback on previous episodes on six Mary’s and ‘Mother’s course’. 4. Moon as sexual predator. 6. Intro to Enryka. 7.Offering child background and Ryka’s story. 21.named by Moon’s child. Making up names. 13.Jefferson House. 24. Avoiding ‘pledge’. 26. MoonContinue reading “A Ticket to Heaven and This is Trafficking: Enryka Christopher on Falling Out Podcast with Elgen Strait (Parts 1 & 2)”

‘The Fucked up Brady Bunch’ on Falling Out

Elgen Strait starts the second season of his podcast ‘Falling Out’ with a reunion of the contributors for the first series. This three hour conversation features the collaborative story-telling skills of eight ex-moonies making sense of their past:

Toxic Positivity and the Thought Terminating Cliche: Lessons on Leaving with Jen Kiaba

Jen looks at the methods of indoctrination used by the church and how thought stopping language is used as a method of control. This article is also available as a podcast. https://www.jenkiaba.com/lessons-on-leaving/toxic-positivity-thought-terminating-cliche