I will pray alongside you, waiting patiently for an answer. God has been good in my journey w/ this as my 15yo daughter is going through it herself. We also wait patiently, lovingly and faithfully. Prayer is our most powerful weapon against spiritual warfare!

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Oh my soul , this cut deep 💔💔🙏🙏💔💔 I pray alongside you that the original girl wakes up and shakes this stranger off of her. Lot at for peace and strength for th mama and I pray for the Truth to be k own soon 🙏💔🙏💔🙏💔

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She rejected your god and went her own way. Her own way turned out to be stupid and probably the dumbest road one could take, but I guess she hated her upbringing so much being constricted by your religious paradigm that she decided to make the biggest protest one could possibly make and changed her gender. That's on you for probably stiffling her true self as a child, this is why she choose to hurt you.

I see it all the time in schoolkids who rebel against their parents. They learn the reality their narrow minded parents hid from them through their friends and lash out in unexpected ways.

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Praying in agreement. For all those stolen by a cult. It is a spiritual battle. The weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God. The culture war will never get to the places this stronghold is anchored in

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Waiting with you.

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Same. I have often wondered how many of us parents are out there? In the US? World wide? Does anyone know how many adolescents are in this ROGD phenomenon since 2015 or so? Thousands? Tens of thousand? It is hell.

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I’m with you - this hurts so much. I had a dream about my daughter and she was herself again but older and happy again, we can dream.....

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Train up a child in the way he should go,

And when he is **old** he will not depart from it.

~~waiting and praying until then. <3

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Definitely a wound that continues to hurt......I have minimal contact, only allowed to text. I keep at it, because I wish to be here if she ever chooses to renew/heal relationship

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I am exactly in your same spot. God, please give us strength and peace and faith. And protect our baby girls until they turn to You. Please. Amen

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Jul 18, 2023·edited Jul 18, 2023

This is a unique situation, in which a cult preying on the psychologically vulnerable, mostly children, is fully backed by the government, the medical and psychological professions, the public schools, academia, the social media oligarchy, and popular entertainment figures. I don't think it's going to be stopped by voting. I don't think it's going to be stopped at all. It's only going to get worse. I hope to live long enough to see myself proved wrong.

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It's too insane and too damaging to be sustainable. It's going to crash.

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This morning I prayed for you & your daughter. Prayed for her deliverance. 🙏🙏 I can’t fathom what your going through 🥺

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Praying with you Momma. Standing with you. 💗🙏🏼

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I join you in prayer for God to intervene and stop this evil that’s capturing our children. 2 Timothy 2:25: “...I pray that God would open their eyes and bring them to their senses, and they would escape from the trap where the devil has held them captive to do his will.” (My paraphrase). I am a therapist (Christian) whose 40-year-old son has transitioned- surgery, hormones, facial feminization surgery- and has mostly estranged himself from our family. It’s the saddest, most painful experience of my life. My heart is with you other parents.

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I agree 100% with this letter. The pain parents like us are enduring is great. Truly a cult like possession of our child has taken place. What absolute sickening monsters are the people pushing these terrible ideas onto our youth. Today people who speak the truth are punished, we must stand with one another in solidarity. The parents who affirmed this to their children including surgeries, blockers and hormones, along with all the butcher doctors and care people including therapists and teachers are going to fight like hell to cover up their terrible acts. We must stand together. God help us all!

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I agree, we must stand together! And I have come to believe we must also share that we are going thru this. Many ordinary and Christian friends and family do not think or realize this is a problem in our ordinary and Christian families. I am letting people know this is happening in my church, with my kids, and in families of people I know... ordinary and Christian families. And praying for God to give us His strength and words and actions...

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Susan…I agree and there is even sharp division and loss and families who don’t have a trans identified daughter or son, but are refusing to buy into the narrative. My family is sadly one of them… and I know many more at my own church and elsewhere.

I saw the signs in my son and daughter-in-law for a while (she worked for Disney… enough said) but kept silent —calling it grace when in fact, it was flat out fear of man. When my “Christian“ daughter-in-law decided to plan a drag queen baby shower… and I told her I could not celebrate the birth of their baby in that context… it was over.

Because it wasn’t just about the shower it was about what we were “allowed” to expose their future daughter to. But I was done with fence sitting.

Subsequently we have been cut off completely we have no contact, received no pictures, and have no access to their social media. No texts…nothing.

We have been completely censored

… It’s been the most brutal, but amazing year, as I have never felt more loved by the One Who died for me, because of recognizing confessing my own sin in all of it, keeping my eyes off of the circumstances, and putting my eyes back on Jesus. He is the only one who is our Hope.

I pray for repentance daily.

Others have said they pray for restoration, but I say they’ll be no restoration without repentance on their part. This is spiritual warfare.

I find this substack to be one where I am incentivized to pray for many realizing I’m not alone in the shunning and vilification because of this ideology.

And also encouraging families at my own church to not be afraid to take a stand.

Obedience costs, but compromise cost so much more.


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Jean, thanks for this additional perspective. Yes, I see how "supporting" vs "not supporting" transgender/ transformation in families-- even without a trans'ing member-- might also be an issue breaking apart families. This is all so SAD and CRAZY! I pray for God to help us all... for His peace and faith and WORDS and direction in all this.

And yes, this group helps a LOT... allows for venting and knowing someone else REALLY understands and sharing that pain and PRAYING for so many!

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Jul 20, 2023·edited Jul 20, 2023

Thank you Susan for your encouraging message!

I'm grateful to be in a church family that allows me to be a substitute grandma where I can't be one in my own family... and a pastor that's unafraid to speak truth.

So much so that our church is bursting at the seams. 👏⚔️😲

By His grace alone we fight the good fight.. what I know and I'm confident in ...is Jesus is in the business of transformation and restoration.

I have seen what He had done in other's lives and I know it is still possible in our own children.

But...I don't live in the pain of what isn't but in His goodness and the joy of knowing who I am in Him.

He has shown me that swimming in an empty pool is futile… And that He alone is our Living Water.

We are His children ... bought at a price, redeemed, sanctified, & sealed for eternity.

No one can snatch us out of the Father's hands.

No weapon formed against us shall prosper!

Praying for you my friend and thank you again for your encouragement!


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So sad

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