Quoting Quiverfull: Control Every Thought?

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by Jessica from Smartter Each Day - Getting rid of ANTS: tips for AnxietyEditor's note: While there is no avoiding some anxiety in life and it is not healthy to be in a constant state of anxiety it's not the end of the world. Your feelings ARE your feelings. This lie that parts of the church tell that you must only have positive thoughts and emotions harms many women, causing them to feel like they're a failure. Own your feelings because most of the time they are trying to tell you something. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Accept the Bad Things to be Happy?

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by Sarah Mae at Fitting Perfect Into Fallen - I Have Bad Thoughts About My HusbandEditor's note: Why is it that in the world of Quiverfull, Evangelicals, Fundamentalist and Christian Patriarchy no one ever thinks to just come right out and TALK about their issues or feelings or struggles WITH the person they are struggling with instead of repressing their angst and pasting a smile on their face? Life outside that bubble is so much more simplistic and fulfilling if for no other reason than you can express your thoughts and feelings without feeling shame. … [Read more...]

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...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Keep Cleaning and Stay Happy! (or Else!!)

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by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies - You Make the World Go Round … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Do It For The Children?

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by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies - Show The Way For Your Children … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Controlling Your Thoughts Again?

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by Colin Campbell from Meat For Men - The Pioneering Spirit: Pulling Down Strongholds … [Read more...]

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...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Anger is Always Wrong?

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One of the ongoing themes throughout the Duggar girls book is that anger is dangerous and to be avoided at all costs.  Keep in control even when starting to experience anger (which they seem to think no one has the right to actually be angry) is paramount. They talk about Michelle whispering when getting angry and how you should make sure any guy you're in courtship with doesn't get angry easy.Makes me wonder what they thought of Jesus throwing the money changers out of the temple. Did they think Jesus was politely tiptoeing around saying, 'Sorry, old chap, but you can't do that here. sorry I'm knocking your stuff around. Have a nice day!' … [Read more...]

Jesus The Buddhist

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by Living Liminal cross posted from her blog Living LiminalAt one point in the hostilities we experienced at our last church, my husband and I agreed to a meeting with the elder who was at the centre of the leadership struggle, and with his wife, both of whom had been close friends of ours. We were still hoping that somehow we could find some sort of resolution to the conflict. We had asked one of the board members* to mediate for us, because our previous attempt at reconciliation had only exposed me to more abuse.(* We didn't realise until later how partisan he actually was!) … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Love is Not an Emotion?

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from John Hagee of John Hagee Ministries … [Read more...]


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