Quoting Quiverfull: Your Silly Female Emotions?

by Lori Alexander from Always Learning - Emotions Are Not DictatorsEditor's note: So this was a few days before Lori wrote her piece complaining about young women blogging, preaching, teaching, writing books and it's pretty easy to see from her words that some retreat she went on triggered that post. I don't envy her because I do clearly remember this entire scrambling to be the alpha in the female CPM pack all too well. It's a frustrating miserable place to live. Being free of that performance bondage is such a better place to be.  … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: The ‘Me’ Monster Mom?

by Erin Harrison from No Greater Joy Magazine - The 'ME' Monster Later, I met this man, a guy who was working with Mark on a job. Something drew me to him. He looked at me and told me, even as I smiled, that there was a sadness in my eyes. It was like a gift. I opened up to this person I did not even know, and he told me how sinful I was. Me? Sinful? I was sinned against as an innocent child. I was rejected by nasty people. I was hurt and in pain. How could I be to blame in this? At first it made me angry. … [Read more...]