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Re: Ten Years After

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  • jude_andrewz
    Ken said: [Any ex member who laments being out of the fellowship needs some serious therapy.] LOL! Yeah, that s for sure and some serious medication! Shalom to
    Message 1 of 19 , Sep 1, 2010
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      Ken said:

      [Any ex member who laments being out of the fellowship needs some serious therapy.]

      LOL! Yeah, that's for sure and some serious medication!

      Shalom to you too!

      Jude

      --- In Escape_from_the_Fellowship@yahoogroups.com, kenhaining777 <no_reply@...> wrote:
      >
      > Jude said:
      >
      > [I have often wondered if Wayman reads these message boards or has
      > someone
      > scanning them making reports to him about the information traded on
      > them. I'll
      > bet he has someone keeping up with your posts Ken seeing as how you are
      > the most vocal of all the former CFM & insiders within Mitchell's
      > dynasty.]
      >
      > They can write me off fairly easily. They simply say that I am a Christ
      > denying backslider, a former pastor turned astrologer, and therefore
      > totally demonic, etc. Nick used to do it all the time. Nothing I said
      > could be true because I am not a Christian, I am an agnostic, and so on.
      > Reasoning with Nick is a first class exercise in futility, and that is a
      > reflection of the fellowship as a whole.
      >
      > Jude said:
      >
      > [In recent weeks I read of some sort of Fellowship reunion... details
      > were
      > sketchy, but former members were actually lamenting the fact that they
      > had left
      > and could not be a part! Folks were saying melodramatic things like,
      > "Those were
      > the days!" , "Why did it have to turn out this way?" , "I wish now we'd
      > stayed
      > in..."!!! Can you believe that stuff?]
      >
      > It could be some who were pastoring in it who, after they left, found it
      > very hard to make it in the real world. Who knows? Some people become
      > such misfits after being in Wayman's World that they can't readjust to
      > the real world. On a number of occasions we have discussed the idea
      > that prolonged fellowship membership tends to make people socially
      > retarded. For some, their post fellowship experience may be so horrific
      > that it makes their time in the fellowship seem like "the good old
      > days."
      >
      > I prefer freedom. To say that my stay in Wayman's World messed me up is
      > a gross understatement. However, as hard as it has been to deal with
      > all the fallout that comes from almost two decades in that wretched
      > religion, I just like having my mind back. The good old days? Those
      > were my college days. When I look back on my fellowship days and how my
      > mind was dumbed down, and how I spoke, and how I acted, I am disgusted.
      > Hardly the good old days.
      >
      > Any ex member who laments being out of the fellowship needs some serious
      > therapy.
      >
      > Shalom
      > Ken
      >
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