Quoting Quiverfull: God Notices When No One Else Does?

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by Roy Lessin as quoted by Nancy Campbell at Above Rubies - God Is NoticingThis strikes a similar theme as Kaleesha Williams recent 'Appreciation Rant' posted on Thursday Nov. 7th, 2014. Except that Nancy is attempting to enforce the thought process that you shouldn't ever expect anyone to notice or appreciate what you do, making it okay for no one in your life to say 'thanks'. … [Read more...]

Re-Post: A Mama’s Journey

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by Melissa cross posted from her blog Permission To Live This was originally published June of 2011. I’ve also included an excerpt from a post I wrote the year before that. Words can’t fully explain how life-changing it was for me to begin to see my children as people, not sinful rebellious little beings I must force into compliance. Recognizing that how I was parenting was wrong, forced me to acknowledge that how I was parented had harmed me. My desire to parent my children gently, was the fuel that pushed me to get into counseling and get help for the first time. It’s hard to believe it’s been 5 years since I began the journey of Gentle Parenting. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Treating ‘Disrespect’ With More ‘Disrespect’ Is Biblical?

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by Mary Sunshine and her commenters at her blog Sunshine Mary and the Dragon - Nip Disrespect in the Bud Before it Blooms into the Flower of RebellionCame across this blog on Facebook on one of the NLQ affiliate sites. Struck by how disrespectfully rude some of the ideas for dealing with disrespect from wifes are. Any man that pulls this crap needs to spend a few nights without 'marital affections' sleeping on the sofa. Respect in marriage is a two way street no matter if you believe in God or the Flying Spaghetti Monster or nothing. You cannot get respect from your spouse by disrespecting them back. Life doesn't work that way no matter what the CPM & QF people think. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Marry Your Rapist Unless Your Father Says No?

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by Vaughn Ohlman from his blog True Love Doesn't Wait - Deal BreakersThis posting involves the reasons that fathers really shouldn't be refusing various courtship/betrothal suitors. The bit we're quoting below I've heard various pastors describe mostly as a rape situation (like in Deuteronomy 22:28-29), though a few has said it speaks of a man seducing a young woman. Like everything in the Old Testament it seems to be open to interpretation.  … [Read more...]

Re-Post: Rights of a Child

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by Melissa cross posted from her blog Permission To LiveThis post was originally published August 2011. It was part of my reaction to Michael Farris’ creating a “parent’s rights” amendment and proposing to amend our constitution. It was a big realization for me that the parent is not sacred, that they do not always know what is best for their child, and sometimes they need help. It helped me to take a step toward freedom from the weight of my parents expectations of me, and also help me be less afraid of acknowledging my own shortcomings as a parent, and be less afraid to get help and learn more. … [Read more...]

Why the Homeschooling Movement Was So Frightening

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by Lana Hope originally posted on her blog Wide Open Ground on Oct. 4, 2014 The stories on Homeschoolers Anonymous have been more triggering for me lately. HA is hosting a series called “It hurts me more than you.” Then today Cynthia Jeub, a daughter of a well-known homeschool family with 16 children,shared her story of the abuse she and her siblings have received, and still are receiving. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Internet/Phone Accountability To Keep Hearts ‘Pure’?

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by Jana, Jill, Jessa, and Jinger Duggar from their book "Growing Up Duggar" - page 152Doesn't say if this is only for the kids or also for the young adults in the household. … [Read more...]

News: Colorado Elects Demon Hunter?

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Alright, so Colorado allows people to legally smoke marijuana in their state, which is the only explanation to how this man was elected. Everyone voting for him must have been high.One of Kevin Swanson's pals was elected this week in Colorado as a state representative. Gordon Klingenschmitt is well know for trying to exorcise the President's supposed 'demons' long distance along with a long list of even more bizarre. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Part 3 – Death With Dignity & Ebola Word Salad?

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by Nancy Campbell of Above Rubies - It's The Same RhetoricNancy continues on her rant about end of life choices by linking it once again to abortion. Linked to the Facebook page where yes, there are people telling her she is wrong in the first piece of this series.Nancy believes that Brittany Maynard took her life because 'she could not cope', not even willing to admit it wasn't a lack of 'coping' but a decision to end her physical suffering. … [Read more...]

Was The Media Trolled About Duggar-Seewald Wedding?

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by Suzanne TitkemeyerYesterday afternoon I posted a story with links to Radar Online about allegations made by a supposed guest at the Jessa Duggar/Ben Seewald nuptials. Radar Online is a gossip site, but usually they are pretty trustworthy and not given to posting out and out lies. But there were a couple of inconsistencies that stood out in the articles, so I did post a disclaimer. Because of family commitments I was unable to take the time to research why there were some red flags, such as the difference in the names of the guests quoted from the same blogger. … [Read more...]


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