Quoting Quiverfull: Love Being Home Or Else?

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by Nancy Campbell of Above Rubies - What Is Your Favorite Place?Editor's note: Again Nancy spends a lot of time making sure that women know they have to have a good attitude, no negative thoughts or emotions or ELSE! She makes no allowance for those fundamentalist homes where there are 19 children in a two bedroom home under 1500 square feet or if there are serious issues with housing everyone safely or in a pleasant way. It's all shut and smile even if you live in a ramshackle hovel. … [Read more...]

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NLQ Question of the Week: Why Deny Emotions and Feelings?

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This is a new series we have started running on Thursdays. Examining some of the questions involving long held Quiverfull theology and life.Nancy Campbell of Above Rubies posted this at her 'Encouragement' section this week in a posting titled 'It Comes Back To Our Attitudes': … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Silencing Your Feelings Against Your Husband?

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by Peaceful Wife from her blog Peaceful Wife - "He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not" - Finding Victory Over Feelings of InsecurityEditor's note: And a third woman quoted by Biblical Gender Roles to prove his dangerous take on the role of women and their petty female problems (as he sees it.) While it's a good thing to feel secure and not fall apart in doubt every single time your husband fails to bring you flowers or doesn't hold the door open for you, telling someone to not have feelings is never a good thing. One of the most harmful things in the extreme reaches of the church is when people are told to deny all their own feelings. Feelings are there for a reason, denying them only leads to … [Read more...]

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Introduction to the Review Series: “How to Win Over Depression”

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by Samantha Field cross posted from her blog Defeating The DragonsThe poll I put up last week had Francine River’s Redeeming Love and Tim LaHaye’s How to Win Over Depression neck-and-neck almost the entire time. At the very end Redeeming Love won out by a few votes, but I’d already decided to work on Tim’s book instead. Also, I’m reading through Why Does He Do That? by Bancroft in preparation for another series I’ll be doing sometime soon, and I don’t think I can handle reading about Michael Hosea being both an abuser and a rapist in the context of a book that glorifies it. … [Read more...]

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Zero Tolerance: Manly Temper or Ungodly Outburst

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by S.J. Reidhead cross posted from her blog The Pink Flamingo The Anger Buster Rap by Barbara Gruener When anger chooses me, here’s an important fact: I always get to choose exactly how I’ll react. I don’t need to fight or shout, pout and cry; I have some healthy strategies for management I try. I write or draw or count to ten, I talk it out or go outside to play. I take deep breaths or exercise until my anger goes away. So when anger chooses you, and it will, that’s a fact! Why not try my healthy ways to help you react. … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Emotions and Thoughts Are Sin Too?

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by John Piper from Desiring God and Council on Biblical Manhood & Womanhood tweeted and then deleted. From Spiritual Sounding Board's Facebook page.Editor's note: One of the most poisonous teachings in the world of both Quiverfull and Evangelical Christianity is that your own feelings and emotions are a sin. They take the notion that anything you think or feel is sinful when if you take an objective look at the Ten Commandments all of the rules stem from actions, not thoughts or emotions. Demonizing emotion is a good way to ensure your flock stays feeling guilty at all times and firmly under the control of the cult leader. … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Deny Your Feelings Yet Again Or Feel Guilty?

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by Nancy Campbell of Above Rubies - Cheer Up Your Home TodayMany times when preparing a Nancy Campbell post for Quoting Quiverfull I am reminded of that old sign that reads "The Beatings Will Continue Until Morale Improves". This is more of the same. … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Stay At Home or Have an ‘Unworthwhile Life’?

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by John Bingham reposted at Ladies Against Feminism and originally posted at the newspaper website The Telegraph - Stay-at-home mothers 'have the most worthwhile lives'  … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Change Your Attitude Woman!

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by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies - What's Your Attitude? … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Fighting For Joy Over Grumpiness?

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by Rachel Jankovic at Be Not Weary and at Femina - Joy Can't Die … [Read more...]

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