Fascinating Womanhood Review: Introduction

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by Samantha cross posted from her blog Defeating The Dragons In the quoted portions, bold are my emphasis, italics are hers. That, folks, is what we’re going to be talking about today, and I’m going to start us off with a short explanation of what the male gaze is. … [Read more...]

A Call For Contributions to HA’s Upcoming Self-Injury Awareness Series

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Cross posted from Homeschoolers Anonymous A Call for Contributions to HA’s Upcoming Self-Injury Awareness Series  By R.L. Stollar, HA Community Coordinator I vividly remember the day when cutting struck close to home. … [Read more...]

CTBHHM: Debi Pearl and the Sex-Obsessed Babysitter

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by Libby Anne cross-posted from her blog Love, Joy, Feminism Created To Be His Help Meet, pp. 65-67 Debi starts with a letter from a reader. Dear Pearls, … [Read more...]

An Open Letter to Other Recent Open Letters

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by Calulu This isn't quite a mea maxima culpa, but I did want to take some time to talk about the recent posting of two Open Letter posts involving the Hyles family, the Schaap family and the continuing mess at First Baptist Church of Hammond, Indiana. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Psychiatric Drugs Witchcraft?

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by Coach Dave Daubenmire of Pass The Salt Ministries Do the adults realize that the word pharmacology is derived from the Greek word “pharmakeia” which is translated as “sorcery.” Adam Lanza took “meds.” Millions of mostly-little boys do. Is it possible that pharmacology alters the natural balance of the soul and spirit? “Come on Coach,” … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Depression & Suicide

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Rick Warren from Saddleback Church It was a lifelong battle lost, despite consultation with top doctors, counseling, medication and floods of prayer. Despite all that, Warren wrote. "this was an illness that was never fully controlled and the emotional pain resulted in his decision to take his life." … [Read more...]

CTBHHM: Smile, Giggle and Simper

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by Libby Anne Created To Be His Help Meet, pp. 28-32 The rest of Debi’s chapter on “a merry heart” is taken up with her response to a letter from a follower. Debi spends four full pages responding. The longer I read, the sadder I got. I apologize in advance. First, the letter: … [Read more...]

Beauty: In the Eye of the Beholder

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by Calulu Recently I came across a very disturbing blog posting and another and another and another. It was from a blog that I'd quoted recently on No Longer Quivering for our Quoting Quiverfull feature. The post I used from that blog was one where the blogger's husband tried to say it was alright for a Christian man … [Read more...]

Religious Trauma Syndrome

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by Calulu Several days ago a link to an article written by Valerie Tarico at Alternet.org arrived on my Facebook page. The piece was about a newly named syndrome - RTS - Religious Trauma Syndrome and … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: No Anger At God?

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by John Piper from his book "The Momentary Marriage - A Parable of Permanence" pages 150 - 151 Anger devours almost all other good emotions. It deadens the soul. It numbs the heart to joy and gratitude and hope and tenderness … [Read more...]


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