I’m Allergic to the Bible


by Melissa cross posted from her blog Permission To LiveI think I’m allergic to the bible. I’ve had many many people tell me to stop listening to everyone else and just read the bible, and I’ve tried again to read it consistently in recent months, but it’s no use.It’s not like I’d be reading something new anyways. I grew up saturated in the bible. We believed it was the literal word of God. We listened to it on tape, we read it everyday as a family, I read chapters upon chapters every day by myself. I have large portions of it memorized. I know what it says, I know what it teaches. I’ve read it in several versions. … [Read more...]

A Sea Change Christmas


by Calulu Merry Christmas from NLQ! For many of us here our traditions and doings around the holidays have changed since we're left behind all that is quiverfull or whatever brand of fundamentalism you were enmeshed with. Sometimes you must tweak … [Read more...]

The Parenting Project – Adulthood Part 2


Pushing back the submission deadline to Monday December 3, 2012 but if you want to submit after that time frame we'll get your answers up and published as soon as possible. This is the last segment. Posting of the answers will start shortly after the 3rd. Thanks again for participating! … [Read more...]