Quoting Quiverfull: Keep Cleaning and Stay Happy! (or Else!!)

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by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies - You Make the World Go Round … [Read more...]

Preparing To Be A Help Meet: Knowledge – Part 1

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by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideA new chapter brings a new topic: Knowledge according to Debi Pearl.  "Moral to the Story: Knowledge can save your life." "A Caution: Shrugging off learning can be devastating." Are we talking "don't eat wild mushrooms"?  Yet another cryptic beginning to a chapter by Debi. "Married life is not all romance and passion - maybe 5 percent. The rest of your time is devoted to the routine of living.  There will be unexpected trials and burdens that will catch you and your sweetie totally by surprise.  Whether your family, not to mention your passion, survives life's curveballs depend on knowledge....yours." Marriage isn't alway … [Read more...]

Why I Cannot Support Frontline Family Ministries’ Abuse Prevention Week: Part 3 – Kalyn’s Secret Continued

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by R. L. Stollar, HA Community Coordinator, cross posted from Homeschoolers Anonymous  In this series: Part One, Introduction | Part Two, Kalyn’s Secret | Part Three, Kalyn’s Secret (Continued) ***** Part Three, Kalyn’s Secret (Continued) In the first half of today’s analysis of Kalyn’s Secret, I gave some context for understanding the Cherry family and then looked at where the book took steps in the right direction. … [Read more...]

Revisiting Steadfast Daughters in a Quivering World: Part 6 – Soul Binding

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[Note: this series is dedicated to Quivering Daughtersby the former-Quiverfull moms at No Longer Quivering.] by Daisy My name is Daisy. I am a good person…but I was a bad parent. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Sheeple?

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by Nancy Campbell of Above Rubies - Foster RelationshipsAll of Nancy's talking about family, forging relationships, looking each other in the eyes and no texting at the dinner tables reminds me of the silly Sprint 'Framily' commercials. Likely Nancy would have a fit over this family. But sometimes families are as individual and weird as the Sprint one. Miss seeing these commercials. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Egg Freezing Enslaving Women To Bad Maternal Outcomes?

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by Miriam Zoll from Ladies Against Feminism and Mercator Net - Will egg freezing liberate women?Apparently the fact that Apple and Facebook pay for egg freezing for their employees is making LAF foam at the mouth with warnings over the evils of egg freezing, not examining the realities of a woman of a certain age not being married yet wanting to prolong her chances for having a child if she does marry later or choses to have a baby on her own. What would they say if this was one of the unmarried starting to grow long in the reproductive tooth Botkin sisters they were discussing re: egg freezing? … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: If Others Disapprove You Are Doing it Right?

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by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies - Expect Insults … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Manly Mice?

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by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies - I Want A Man....Not A Mouse … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Not Being a Stay-At-Home Momma is Rejecting God’s Land of Milk and Honey?

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by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies - Enjoy The Good Land … [Read more...]

Preparing To Be A Help Meet: Three Types of Woman Part 4

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by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideNow, Debi moves on to the "Go-to Gal" which is supposed to be the female version of the King. "The Go-to GalMy son's wife, Zephyr, is a Go-to Gal, similar to the King type.  That is not to say she is overtly bossy; she knows her place as a wife.  But she is strong, capable, and gives a sense of taking care of the greater number of people.  Go-to Gals ooze with confidence, have strong opinions, and do well organizing people.  These types often have a queenly presence.  Beware: Girls that are dominant can easily become Grabbers." Where does Debi's obsession with serving the "greater number" of people come from?  I find that a str … [Read more...]


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