Re-Post: Lies We Tell Ourselves About Abuse

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by Melissa cross posted from her blog Permission To Live This post was originally published June 2011. One of the things that prompted my finally admitting my own denial, was realizing I did not want to parent the way I was parented.  I wanted to believe that how I grew up had not been harmful, I wanted so badly for my parents to be right, that I refused to think about it, refused to deal with it, and even repeated it. In the end, my desire to not hurt my kids was stronger than my desire for my parents to be right.  That is what snapped me out of the fog, and forced me to get help. … [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...]

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...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Feminism Makes Motherhood a Shock?

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by Jess Connell from her blog Grow on Purpose - Unprepared for Motherhood:Thanks FeminismGratuitous whining or does she have a point? … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Do Not Be Tolerant?

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by Nancy Campbell of Above Rubies - Teach The DifferenceLooks like Nancy got some push back from her own readers and didn't like it very much. Not as much fun when your readers don't mirror back your own ideas and seek to flatter you, now is it Ms. Campbell? … [Read more...]

Journal Entry, April 1, 2010

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by Ellen cross posted from her blog When Church HurtsIf you’ve ever wondered what goes on inside the head of a person who is mired in spiritual abuse, this is an example. It is an entry from the journal that I would take to church and write in during services. This entry is from Maundy Thursday, April 1, 2010. I sat in the very back pew and observed the service. I could not participate. As you will see, I was convinced that God had completely rejected me because of the way the leadership had been treating me for about a decade. This journal entry documents the level to which spiritual abuse had taken me. As the leaders and congregation moved through the service, this is what I wrote: … [Read more...]

Exposing Evangelical Christian Myths: Post-Birth Abortion Support Is Not a Real Thing

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Ladies Against Feminism is yet again engaging in Fundamentalist Evangelical fear-mongering by republishing an article that claims that most college students support 'Post-Birth Abortion', in other words killing a newborn baby.This completely outrageous claim was made by the website The Daily Fix, a right-wing conservative website aimed at conservative Christian college students, in an article titled 'Trending: More college students support post-birth abortion'. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Just Thinking About ‘It’ Is The Same As Doing ‘It’?

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by Chad Bird at The Flying Scroll and republished at Ladies Against Feminism - The AffairThis article is talking about the new Showtime Network show "The Affair". Cannot comment either way about this show as I've not seen it. Any readers out there that have watched any of "The Affair" and want to chime in would be most appreciated! … [Read more...]

News: Ebola – God Punishing Folks or, You Know, Facts and Real Science?

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by Suzanne TitkemeyerIt seems every single time our nation faces a tragedy of enormous proportions or has a looming threat you can count on one thing - various famous Christians will ignore facts, geopolitical factors, science and reason to say that the Almighty is busy punishing our heathen nation. … [Read more...]


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