Quoting Quiverfull: Because It’s Always Satan If You’re Having A Bad Day/Week/Month?

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by Christie Elkins from For Every Mom - This is What Happens When Satan Steals Your MotherhoodEditor's note: Because you cannot just be having a bad day or week, it's always Satan stealing in to take your motherhood or whatever. There is simply too much blaming normal things happening on a deity that may or may not exist. Somehow they never seem to 'get' that if you put this much pressure on yourself to do something perfectly it's bound to go haywire the minute real life intrudes. It's not some devil working when you forget a pair of underwear in the bathroom for a week, it's simply the sign of a mind overburdened worrying about other more important things. Having spilled Lil' Friskies … [Read more...]

“How To Win Over Depression” – review – 137 – 159

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by Samantha Field cross posted from her blog Defeating The Dragons Books like this make it almost impossible for me to believe that there’s any meaningful difference between fundamentalism and more mainstream evangelicalism. Theologically there’s no real difference that I’ve ever been able to find, and all the differences I can find are surface trappings. In my view, fundamentalism and evangelicalism are on a sliding scale of how much modern culture they’re willing to adapt; fundamentalists are just stuck in the 60s while evangelicals are stuck in the 90s. … [Read more...]

CTBHHM: Pick a Girl with Low Self-Esteem (Yes Really)

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by Libby Anne cross posted from her blog Love Joy FeminismCreated To Be His Help Meet, pp. 140-141 In the coming pages, we will discuss how we need to cook, clean, take care of your children, etc. These are important and necessary, but the buck always stops right here at the action word reverence. A man will allow his woman many, many faults, as long as he knows that she thinks he is great. If she will just look into his face with adoration, if she is thankful to him for loving her, he will adore her. She can dress awful, be grossly overweight, have terrible hair, not cook so well, be a little lazy and dumb, and not be one bit pretty, but if she will just think and show that he is w … [Read more...]


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