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The 8 Stages of Leaving Organized Religion

By Nanice Ellis, Wake Up World

Many of us were indoctrinated into organized religion before we were old enough to make our own choices or choose our own beliefs, and, consequently, by accepting what our parents, teachers and peers preached, their religious beliefs became ours.

Moreover, as a result of following religious doctrine, our sense of worth, identity, and purpose all became deeply entangled in religious roots, and with our closest friends and family forming our spiritual community, these roots formed the foundation of our lives. However, despite years of dedication, once we begin to wake-up and question this foundation, the journey out of religion begins. Continue reading The 8 Stages of Leaving Organized Religion