So, Are You a Feminist?

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by Samantha Field cross posted from her blog Defeating The Dragons It’s become almost de riguer for red-carpet journalists (and others) to confront a female celebrity and demand to know whether or not she considers herself a feminist. This bothers me. From what I’ve seen, most of the time the publication asking doesn’t have any vested interest in their answer (see, a Time magazine writer asking Shailene this question, and then another turning right around and putting “feminist” on their “words to ban” poll). This leads me to believe that these people aren’t confronting these women because they care about feminism, or want to help overturn some of the misconceptions about feminism– they jus … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Be Lamb-Like To Lead?

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by Colin Campbell from Above Rubies Meat For Men - The Humility Test, No 1c The Lamb Is Worthy To ReignEditor's note: Colin posits something not heard too often in CPM circles, humility for men, humble leaders.  … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Don’t Be Selfishly Inhospitable During The Holiday Because Jesus!?

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by Lisa C. Hallahan at Young Keepers Of The Home - A Hospitable Heart For The Holidays Is it really selfish to take the occasional 'Me' day? Or something necessary when raising a house full of kids? … [Read more...]

The Smoke and Ash of Melting Memories

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by Cindy Kunsman cross posted from her blog Under Much Grace What are your earliest memories like?I remember some events as what seem like still photographs from when I was very young – like the yellow diaper service pail on the front porch with an embossed stork on it, though the pigment in the pattern had faded. I remember my mother sitting beside my white crib, reading different books to me. Though I could not have had a visit with him after I was three years old, I remember my orthopedist. He had jet black hair and wore a smock like doctors wore in black and white movies. I remember really liking him, but I don't remember talking to him or why I saw him. I remember my grand geek fas … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Influencing a Nation?

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by Nancy Campbell of Above Rubies - A Mother's CreedAnother screed by Nancy insisting you stay home and birth them babies or else. A little grandiose of an idea that raising your children is influencing a nation, isn't it? … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: If You Get Sick From “Doing It All” Then God Has Other Plans?

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by Jenny Erwin from United Christian Homeschoolers Upstate - Wednesdays Words of Encouragement: May 'He' Get All The GloryFound this through Ladies Against Feminism and Be Not Weary websites. This sounds so very much like the stories of many of us Quiverfull walk-away moms that it's frightening. The difference is that she's still at that place where she cannot admit her own chosen religious lifestyle is causing her great physical harm. I hope she makes the connection soon and does what she needs to do to heal her body. Any life style that is destroying your body cannot be healthy for anyone, it sure doesn't benefit  anyone in the family, it makes it nearly impossible to do the things … [Read more...]

This Is What Evangelical Child Hoarding Looks Like – The Briggs Family

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by Suzanne TitkemeyerThe Duggar family needs to count their kiddos and look over their shoulder to make sure they don't get pushed off the pedestal as the best known Quiverfull family out there because the Briggs family has 34 - count 'em - 34 kids. They also are planning on adding more children to their brood according to the piece about this family on The Today Show - Move Over, Duggars: Meet The Family With 34 Children....And They're Not Done Yet! … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Keep Sweet Because You Possess a Vagina and Womb?

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by Nancy Campbell of Above Rubies - Sweet Wives and Mothers … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Outdoing Your Husband Why?

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by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies - Marriage BoxDifferent day. Same tune. Like a broken record. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Feminism Lies?

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by Matt Walsh posted at both The Matt Walsh Blog and The Blaze - Feminism is PoisonNot linking to Matt's blog because I do not want to give him the hit traffic on his ads. He wrote this piece in reaction to the FkcH8 video of the little girls using the word 'Fuck' to make a point. Love it or hate it, the video  does tend to make you think. Unfortunately it's making Matt lie and purposely impugn the honest, hard working men and women of the Bureau of Labor Statistics over their carefully collected data that shows an income gap based upon gender. … [Read more...]


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