Tag: Polygamy

  • Breaking Free by Rachel Jeffs

    https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/34217597-breaking-free My Notes Warren’s childless wives at R23: We took the children over to Father’s house so they could be tended by his many childless wives. Prison visits: He had been sent to the prison hospital in Galveston, Texas, with pneumonia. Father had not allowed me to visit him since his arrest five years earlier. […]

  • Relax, it’s the Quiet Hours

  • February 27, 2016

    As I finished the last entry two days ago, I grabbed my iPad and got into the shower. Started the hot water and a film, Marshland. Started shaving. Then a text appeared on the screen – “Call me it’s urgent.” Immediate reaction – frustration. Another text appeared from a second person – “They want you […]

  • Review: Stolen Innocence, by Elissa Wall

    Stolen Innocence: My Story of Growing Up in a Polygamous Sect, Becoming a Teenage Bride, and Breaking Free of Warren Jeffs, by Elissa Wall with Lisa Pulitzer The raid on the FLDS Church’s YFZ ranch in Texas has changed the landscape of the FLDS story. Now that FLDS members are speaking out about their own […]