21 Days of Healing – An Introduction

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by Ellen cross posted from her blog When Church HurtsDecember 20, 2013. That’s the day that my husband received an email from one of the pastor’s of our former church telling us that we were to leave. All because my husband had said that they needed to apologize to me. Until the moment when he insisted there needed to be an apology, it appeared that there was hope. For communication. For a meeting. The anticipation of a God-honoring conclusion to years of spiritual abuse. … [Read more...]

“Real Marriage” Review: 86 – 106: ‘Taking out the Trash’

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by Samantha Field cross posted from her blog Defeating the Dragons I wish you all could read the entirely of this chapter because it is ironic. One of these days I’ll have to create a whole series of posts dedicated to page 89, where Mark defines repentance, comparing that to his actual real-life behavior, because it is hysterical. Not only does he fail his own list of “pastoral requirements,” he also bombs at his own definition of repentance– and you can read the whole thing here. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: UnMarried – The Movie?

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by Vaughn Ohlman from his blog True Love Doesn't Wait - UnMarried: The Review A Fantastic Movie; With A Fundamental FlawI'm not going to post the review in its entirely but you'll notice that this film carries the Kevin Swanson seal of approval and Von thinks everyone needs to see it lest our entire bedrock foundation of society (marriage) crumble. … [Read more...]

Moms, Joy and Christmas

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Kirk Cameron on his film 'Saving Christmas' in cinemas tomorrow.What I want to know after watching this bit is if he and Nancy Campbell got together to plan this 'Moms should be filling the home with JOY!' thing they are both spieling . … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Deny Your Feelings Yet Again Or Feel Guilty?

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by Nancy Campbell of Above Rubies - Cheer Up Your Home TodayMany times when preparing a Nancy Campbell post for Quoting Quiverfull I am reminded of that old sign that reads "The Beatings Will Continue Until Morale Improves". This is more of the same. … [Read more...]

Preparing To Be A Help Meet: Part 1 – Ellie’s Love Story

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by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideThe name of this chapter is "the Italian Prince". Since I find Debi's marginalization of women annoying, I'm going to refer to this chapter as Ellie's love story. … [Read more...]

Facebook Users Respond to Jim Bob & Michelle Duggar’s ‘Kiss Challenge’

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by Suzanne TitkemeyerDo you remember last week when Jim Bob and Michelle did an almost exact copy photo of the Instagrammed photo their newly wed daughter Jessa and their new son in law Ben Seewald posted of their kissing? Ma and Pa Duggar upstaging their child yet again? … [Read more...]

Re-Post: I Am Not My Parents

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by Melissa cross posted from her blog Permission To Live This post was originally published in May of 2011. I’ll admit, I still go back to read this post on occasion. Because the fear of hurting my kids is so overwhelming at times, I need that reminder that I am not doomed to repeat the past, that change is not only possible, it is already happening.   … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Where Are Those Frozen Embryos Souls While They Are Frozen?

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by Adeye from No Greater Joy Mom - A New Date and QuestionsAdeye has shopped around until she found an in vitro clinic that will do the implantation of all four of the frozen embryos at the same time. She's answering questions on her blog, which led me to the question in the title. Are a few frozen cells the same thing as a full formed baby? … [Read more...]

In The Final Stretch Now…Fundraiser Update

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Greetings! This is Suzanne Titkemeyer, administrator of No Longer Quivering.writing today about the No Longer Quivering Fundraiser for NLQ founder Vyckie Garrison.When I started this fundraiser to help my friend Vyckie Garrison keep her house on Give Forward website a few months ago I didn't know what was going to happen. Would anyone be generous in this depressed economy to give at all? Was I wasting my time and effort? Would we be able to raise any money? I just didn't know, I just knew it looked like an insurmountable sum from where I was standing, $23,411 total.The outpouring to donations and support has been nothing short of miraculous. I've been blown away by the immediate and … [Read more...]


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