Quoting Quiverfull: Part 6 – Anger in Children is Purely Selfishness?

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by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy - Angry ChildrenEditor's note: This bit illustrates the dangerousness of following Pearl's advice. It's so mixed. On one hand you have the wise advice to allow children the freedom to learn consequences but the unspoken threat of training being beating your child with a plastic plumbing line hovers over whatever good advice is contained here. This is exactly the sort of passage that those that follow the Pearl's and claim their advice is good to raise children by will point to in justification if someone dares to say that the Pearl's idea of discipline is abuse disguised as discipline. … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Part 5 – Anger in Children is Purely Selfishness?

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by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy - Angry ChildrenEditor's note: One of the most poisonous ideas yet - "Anger is a generated drama where self is the star—the defender of justice, the conquering aggressor. If feels good to strike a blow for the good guys, to put down the enemy." That's not how anger works for most people, not even when angry over people that refuse to use their turn signals or asshole spouses that inconvenience you by not showing up on time for meals. Both of those are justifiable reasons to experience anger and to say something to the other person if you get a chance. It's not 'generated drama' to stand up for what is right. We all know that Michael has provoked anger … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Part 4 – Anger in Children is Purely Selfishness?

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by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy - Angry ChildrenEditor's note: Now Mr. Pearl tries to define 'righteous anger' and states how many use the excuse of righteousness in order to impose their own will on others. Pot please meet kettle. … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Part 1 – Anger in Children is Purely Selfishness?

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by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy - Angry ChildrenEditor's note: Continuing on from last week's theme of Michael blaming children for selfishness here's his take on anger, a topic he seems to know a little too well. Too bad he never takes his own advice and observations and applies them to himself. … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Why is Anger So Scary in the Evangelical World?

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by Johnathan Parnell from John Piper's blog Desiring God - That Angry Gentleman at the Restaurant That is the thing with anger, and the thing I needed to learn — perhaps we all could learn — from a scene like the one this angry gentleman put on. Unrighteous anger, no matter where it’s at, is silly. … [Read more...]

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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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Created To Be His Help Meet ~ An Open Letter to Debi Pearl

by Africaturtle Dear Debi, It’s been a few years now since I read your book Created to be His Help Meet for the first time. I am married to a Mr. Command Man, as per your book’s description. My mom gave me your book for Christmas the first year I was married (six years ago now). She told me it was the best book she had read on the subject, and after reading it I was convinced it was too. (I had already read many other Christian books and periodicals on godly womanhood, including those of Mary Pride, Nancy Campbell, and a few from Vision Forum.) As a new wife and soon-to-be mother (I was pregnant within the first month after our wedding) I soaked up all of your stories and advice, expecting wh … [Read more...]

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