Quoting Quiverfull: Suck It Up And Shut Up?

by Kelly Crawford of Generation Cedar on Raising Homemakers - What You Need To Know About the 'Virtuous' WomanEditor's note: Have you ever noticed how many of the cultural enforcers of Quiverfull, like Nancy Campbell, Debi Pearl and Kelly Crawford have to expend so much cyber ink on telling their followers to stop bitching, suck it up and be stoically perfect or else? Why do you think that is? … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Panic Attacks Come From Impatience?

by Colin Campbell from Above Rubies Meat For Men - The Patience Test #3Editor's note: This very morning I was sharing a good article on panic attacks and how to deal with them on Facebook because there is so much misinformation out there about panic attacks. Colin is doing in this piece what the entire Evangelical and Quiverfull movements tend to do with anything related to the mind, disorders of the mind or mental illness, give a simplistic childish view with the Bible as the answer instead of something scientifically based and medically proven. Shame on him because this sort of thing claims that the power to end all panic attacks, anxiety or stress is in your own control.  Very … [Read more...]

Fascinating Womanhood Review: Happiness

 by Samantha Fields cross posted from her blog Defeating The Dragons  So, it’s been a little while since we’ve delved into Helen Andelin’s world. We’re about halfway through the book, and we’ve reached the point where we’re going to start seeing a lot more ridiculous statements. On one hand, it makes it easier for me to demonstrate the absurdity of her beliefs– at times, all I’d have to do is quote what she says and even the most die-hard Vision Forum devotee would roll their eyes– but on the other hand, that makes it seem that what Helen’s promoting is so outdated that no one accepts it anymore.  That is, unfortunately, not true. … [Read more...]