True Love Doesn’t Wait

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by Calulu It seems that everyone's favorite frequent Quoting Quiverful author Vaughn Ohlman has a new site - True Love Doesn't Wait The main subject of the site is the same as it is in most of Von's postings at Persevero News - marriage very close after puberty is Godly and necessary. … [Read more...]

Thoughts on a Biblical Government?

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by Calulu (Disclaimer: We're big Jimmy Carter and the Carter Center supporters in this household. We've met former President Carter more than a few times and been struck by how he and his dear wife Roslyn do a good job living out the words of Jesus every day. … [Read more...]

Adventures in Recovery: Happiness is the Best Revenge

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 by Calulu In “Jacula Prudentum” (1651) George Herbert said that living well was the best revenge, but I am finding there is actually something else that is better and much freer than living well. … [Read more...]

Who Was That Masked Man?: Food Insecurity

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by Calulu Last night as I was channel surfing I ran across a political show that was talking about how Congressman Steven Fincher … [Read more...]

Adoptees: Human and Animal

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by Calulu A few weekends ago Vyckie forwarded to me a link from Mother Jones magazine involving a book written by Kathryn Joyce. Her new book is about the adopt craze among the evangelical churches and is titled "The Child Catchers: Rescue, Trafficking and the New Gospel of Adoption" … [Read more...]

Mitt Romney Tells College Students To Fill Their Quivers

by Calulu Recently failed presidential candidate Mitt Romney showed up in my state to speak to the graduating class of Southern Virginia University.  Turns out that the school near Lynchburg … [Read more...]

Come To Jesus?

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...or How Not To Witness To An Atheist/Agnostic - by Calulu As I've said before I wasn't raised Quiverfull or even as a fundamentalist or believer. Through the years I kept being subjected to people trying to witness to me, giving that old altar call, tap dancing towards salvation, come to Jesus sonny boy father and the Holy Ghost sales pitch. … [Read more...]

Jimmy Swaggart and Me

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by Calulu Crossposted from My Cult Life Warning! Salty language & disrespecting of religious leaders ahead! When I was younger I worked for an air freight contractor that had contracts … [Read more...]

Preying on Those Most Vulnerable

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by Calulu Last week someone sent a link for a sect that calls itself "Biblical Families". At first glance they seem like the usual patriarchal fundamentalist flavor of Christianity, like a thousand other versions of Christianity. In fact, this is how they describe themselves - … [Read more...]

At What Point Is Faith Really Child Abuse?

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by Calulu Trigger Warning! Yesterday I saw a very disturbing video that was filmed last weekend, on Easter Day, in front of a United Methodist Church in North Carolina. The church is letting from it's Easter services while a young boy stands with a sign that reads like something out of Westboro Baptist and yells at the church … [Read more...]


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