Ginger, which some herbalists use to bring on a late menstruation and prevent pregnancy

Preparing To Be A Help Meet: Birth Control & Pregnancy – Part 2

by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideDebi marches out some new oddities today. … [Read More...]

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Open Thread – Happy Halloween!

 Okay, so we're a day early.The purpose of this open thread is to talk about how Halloween was viewed and handled in your old life or church. Was there an attempt by the old church you attended to co-opt Halloween and rebrand as something 'Christian' such as a Harvest Party or Trunk R' Treat? Or was it thought to be demonic and you were ordered to stay in a dark house praying against it or hand out Chick tracts instead of Fun Sized candy bars? … [Read More...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Just Thinking About ‘It’ Is The Same As Doing ‘It’?

by Chad Bird at The Flying Scroll and republished at Ladies Against Feminism - The AffairThis article is talking about the new Showtime Network show "The Affair". Cannot comment either way about this show as I've not seen it. Any readers out there that have watched any of "The Affair" and want to chime in would be most appreciated! … [Read More...]

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What Lens Do The Duggar Kids See Through?

by Lana Hope cross posted from her blog Wide Open Ground Recently one of the girls I once babysat called me on phone. She wanted to talk about something that happened in the past between us. I miss her and her family, but mostly, when I look back, I feel pain. … [Read More...]

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Jessa Duggar’s Wedding & Assorted Duggar News

It's an All-Duggars week leading into the November sweeps television ratings race. Rather than having a do a separate posting for each bit of Duggar-doings we're listing them in one place.Last night's episode featured Jill and Derick Dillard's wedding and currently filming is ongoing for next season featuring plans for a home birth of the Dillard's baby boy - … [Read More...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Part 3 – That Magic Brain Machine and Addictions

by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy - Freedom From AddictionsWhile there may be a few grains of truth in Michael's blathering he ruins it by jumping to some pretty big conclusions later. He still believes that women are not consumers or pornography. Also, is he *really* paying that much attention to the hands of other men? … [Read More...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Homeschool Because Gays and Muslims?

by Nancy Campbell of Above Rubies - Do We Have Our Heads In The Sand?Notice that Nancy does not once bring up the word 'homeschooling' yet every point she brings up seems to lead right to homeschooling as the only way. Coded language. Heaven forfend some Arab or Gay teach her children!She also doesn't mention if she feels the same way about educating her abandoned adopted African children. Where are those kids now? … [Read More...]

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Preparing To Be A Help Meet – Knowledge – Pregnancy and Birth Control Part 1

by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideThe next two posts show what kind of train wrecks occur when science and health education are neglected. … [Read More...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Part 2 – That Magic Brain Machine and Addictions

by Michael Pearl of No Greater Joy - Freedom From AddictionsGee, someone seems like they know a little too much about porn. … [Read More...]

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Magic Words Syndrome

by Living Liminal cross posted from her blog Living LiminalI recently re-read a couple of the emails (or nasty-grams, as I call them) I received from one of the board members of my old church. It was quite interesting to engage with them now, without the incredible pain of betrayal and judgement I felt at the time they were first sent. … [Read More...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: That Magic Brain Machine & Addictions Part 1

by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy magazine - Freedom From Addictions … [Read More...]

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Preparing To Be A Help Meet: Knowledge – Tree Frogs and Autism

by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideToday, we get to delve into Debi's understanding of medicine and science in general. This chapter is jumps around from topic to topic so I have taken the liberty of combining all of the random paragraphs on medical ideas into a series of posts. … [Read More...]


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