Fear

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by Bruce Gerencser cross posted from his blog The Way Forward Fear…an emotion experienced in anticipation of pain or danger.  An anxious feeling. Uneasy. Apprehensive. We all have experienced fear before. Sometimes our fear is rational and other times it is not. I fear flying on an airplane. I know that my fear is irrational. [Read More...]

She Deserved My Undeterred Love

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by Joe Sands cross posted from his blog Incongruous Circumspection Trigger warning: Sexual content The day was sweltering hot in the two room studio apartment. The air conditioning, rusting in it’s metal encasement, rattled and whined, trying to keep up with the radiant heat of the asphalt coming in the back window. The room smelled [Read More...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Self Pity & Sexual Immorality?

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by Jay Younts at Shepherd Press – April 12, 2013 A toddler sulks because she can’t play when it is time for a nap. A nine-year-old feels deprived because he has to share the video game console with his little brother.  A young teenager thinks he is an outcast because no one who is “cool” [Read More...]

Who Was That Masked Man: Part 9

by Calulu High school graduation loomed for Tom’s oldest non-disabled kid, a son that’s as bright as they come. The son has always been in the gifted and talented program at the local schools and was eligible for a few different college scholarships. The problem was that except for the small scholarship money there was [Read More...]

Raised Quiverfull: Living the Life Part 1

by Libby Anne Raised Quiverfull Introduction — Questioning Summary Please be sure to click the above links to see an introduction to and explanation of this project, which involves a panel of nine young adults who were raised in Quiverfull families and have since questioned and left that ideology answering questions about their experiences.     Question 1: [Read More...]