Deception, the act or practice of deceiving—lying, misleading, or otherwise hiding or distorting the truth, is not something we talk a great deal about, but today, in this bonus spiritual formation episode, we meet a woman who shines a light on several deceptive systems that led her into very dark places. In the aftermath of spiritual abuse and toxic leadership, Deceived by Scientology, forays into mysticism, and twelve years in a restrictive and legalistic cult, Athena Dean Holtz lost everything: her marriage, relationships, home, business, money, and reputation. This is a candid and inspirational conversation about how her eyes were opened, how God restored what had been lost, and how God gave her the desires of her heart, including a new love.
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