Quoting Quiverfull: Part 2 Lori Alexander is the Most Modest Ever?

by Lori Alexander from The Transformed Wife - The Harm in Worldly FineryEditor's note: Anyone remember all the times Lori talked in her blog about having to have her home looking a certain way or perfectly decorated before she was convicted about simplicity? Even with simplicity she's living in one of the most expensive areas of the country where there aren't many homes that would fit her own definition of simple living. Nice fat shaming in the last paragraph, plus her don't exercise too much. Lori has very narrow definitions for everything. What a miserable joyless way to live. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Part 2 – I Can’t Control Her So Should I Dump Her?

by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy magazine Should the Relationship Move Forward?Editor's note: And so Michael answers yesterday's 'letter'  Here's what I do not get about either the letter or Michael Pearl's reply to it -- who's to say that her parents allowing these kids to hang out at their home aren't doing the will of God by showing hospitality? How does he know that his female friend isn't witnessing to these young men? Funny how everything is always assumed to be bad in Pearl World. … [Read more...]

Answering ‘Preparing To Be A Help Meet’ – Physical Healing?

Another installment of giving better answers to the questions asked at Debi Pearl’s site message board for the book ‘Preparing To Be A Help Meet’. Many young ladies ask questions on all sorts of different subjects brought up by the book. There was just one big problem, many of the answers stray into either the outright bad and emotionally unhealthy to dangerous. Yes, typical Debi Pearl borderline abusive. Here’s what we’re going to be doing here at NLQ. Every week, once or twice a week, I’ll be posting up one of the questions from the message board and ask you, our readers, to answer that poor soul’s question in a way that is logical, OKrational and the best possible solution, in other words … [Read more...]

Behind The Mask: Why We Join Patriarchy & Mask Our True Selves

by Suzanne Titkemeyer cross posted from her blog True Love Doesn't RapeHave you ever asked yourself exactly how women get into fundamentalist-patriarchy Christianity and why they stay? What emotional payoff are they getting? What drives the desire to completely immerse oneself into a system that devalues you as a human? Giving up all autonomy for the sake of male rule? … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Obeying Your Parents Will Keep The Porn Away?

by Vaughn Ohlman of True Love Doesn't Wait - Pornography III: Hear, Oh My Son, the Instruction of a Father Pro 5:1 My son, attend unto my wisdom, and bow thine ear to my understanding: … [Read more...]