Laughter Is Good Medicine: Dogma

Do you get door to door proselytizers for every religion imaginable?I do, one day last week I had Jehovah's Witnesses, Seventh Day Adventists, Mormons and the local very strict version of the IFB, ladies clad in very long skirts with … [Read more...]

Saturday Links – March 16, 2013

We've decided to go back to the Saturday Links feature because there is so much happening out there in the world of religion, recovery and quiverfull.Starting with a sort of lighthearted one today. So how much money does it take to feed the Duggar clan hamburgers and fries at a … [Read more...]

Laughter Is Good Medicine: The Oatmeal & Youth Camp

by CaluluSo, it's a Monday, the Monday after the time change Spring Forward. I need a laugh, and I imagine other folks do too.Have you ever seen the funny that is yet? He has has some very funny things to say about religion and how weird it can be … [Read more...]

Bible Spice & Blame Shifting – Adventures in Recovery

by Calulu“Tell me what you want, what you really, really want..” - The Spice Girls from their song “Wannabe”One of those many things I've come to view differently after leaving Patriarchal Fundamentalism is the tendency of those I was around to blame … [Read more...]

Laughter is Good Medicine: Every Sperm is Sacred

With so many Quiverfull leaders, conservative law makers, Evangelicals and others wanting to redefine rape, conception parameters, tiny babies in the uterus from birth control and controlling every single aspect of reproductive … [Read more...]

Laughter is Good Medicine: Stop Hitting Yourself

         From Comments open below NLQ Recommended Reading ...'Breaking Their Will: Shedding Light on Religious Child Maltreatment' by Janet Heimlich‘Quivering Daughters‘ by Hillary McFarland‘Quiverfull: Inside the Christian Patriarchy Movement‘ by Kathryn Joyce <A HREF=""> Widgets</A> … [Read more...]

Laughter is Good Medicine: Pat Robertson’s Romantic Advice

In response to Pat Robertson's advice that women are responsible for their husbands losing interesting in them Stephen Colbert of The Colbert Report had these words to say... … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull Special Edition: Who is Supposed to do the Housework??

QUOTING QUIVERFULL is a regular feature of NLQ – we present the actual words of noted Quiverfull leaders and ask our readers: What do you think? Agree? Disagree? This is the place to state your opinion. Please, let’s keep it respectful – but at the same time, we encourage readers … [Read more...]

Laughter is Good Medicine: The “Learning” Channel?

"White Trash" isn't a moniker that we use here but it is interesting that The Learning Channel seems determined to feature shows with a freak show element involving mostly Caucasians making fools of themselves. They might … [Read more...]

Laughter is Good Medicine: New Year’s Resolutions & the Six Craziest Beliefs

How are you and your family planning on spending tonight? Watching the ball drop on Times Square or some other way? Making any resolutions this year?As I think about things I need to personally change in the coming year I think about the most insane beliefs … [Read more...]