Meandy Bishop grew up as a Jehovah’s Witness. Devoted for many years, and left at age 42. The years spent within the religion required a total change in mindset. Because of how she was able to overcome, and push through, she is now a motivational speaker, guiding others to overcome similar things. She is a health and life coach, and together with her husband, they are now business owners, bloggers and podcasters. Teaching others to create solid and lasting change in their life.
By Meandy Bishop
"Better is the end of a thing than the beginning." ~Ecclesiastes 7:8
As a Jehovah's Witness, I was taught 'better is the end of a thing than the beginning.' When I ponder over the proverb I just quoted, I must admit that I whole-heartedly agree with that statement--but not in the way that you might think.
Life is a fantastic journey, and I've learned to expect the unexpected. As someone who was born-and-raised as a devout Jehovah's Witness, I never thought I would be sharing a story of departure out of the religion. I remember reading about so many experiences in the WT and Awake magazines that were designed to 'encourage' us. My own story turned out to be quite different than those experiences that I read about in the magazines...