Quoting Quiverfull: Part 4 – Michael Pearl Defending His Strawman?

by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy – Spank and Save a ChildEditor's note: Really, Michael? You're making assertions again without any legitimate evidence cited? No studies named? No links to studies, just the names of a few children's psychologists who said things about how spanking isn't that bad? If this is how you're going to defend yourself in that rumored law suit you're going to have a hard time winning. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Part 2 – Blaming Parents Attitudes?

by Michael Pearl of No Greater Joy - Bad AttitudeEditor's note: As usual, most of this article is an ad for a product that Michael is selling. Here he's going straight for the parenting jugular, blaming parents for any bad attitudes or behaviors that their children might have, saying that they have modeled it to the children. His usual straight up toxic blaming and shaming. … [Read more...]

Created To Need A Help Meet: Part 11 Mr. Command (What Command Wives Want)

by Aletha cross posted from her blog Yllom Mormonp 125Today we finish up the chapter on Command Men. Like the previous 2 chapters, Michael ends this chapter with a wish list from the wives of Mr. C's. It's a short little section, Text is in purple … [Read more...]

Not Quoting Quiverfull: Roots of Michael Pearl’s Child Training Ideas?

by Suzanne Titkemeyer - adminHope everyone is having a joyous holiday season with zero family drama. You might of noticed that the postings are still a little out of wack here at NLQ. The holidays and illness are making updating still a bit difficult. If I owe you an email it's coming. This is week four of my hand infection and I'm just now being able to use my right hand a little bit, almost normal function restored. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull – Part 9 – Homeschoolers Embracing The World?

by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy - Jumping Ship Part 2Editor's note: Michael starts off again on his imaginary seafaring ship before shifting to bragging about the things he's righteously accomplished in his life, right down to wooing and marrying his victim... errr.. wife Debi.  Puke warning: he also talks about wanting a women to smell and touch several times. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Part 3 – Your Husband’s Obsessions?

by Debi Pearl from No Greater Joy - ObsessionsEditor's note: It seems what Debi is describing here is more 'hobby' than 'obsession' for most men who aren't Michael Pearl. The difference she doesn't understand it level of emotional commitment. Most guys I've known that like to hunt don't plan all week and spent a good portion of the family money on hunting before abandoning the family to hunt. Takes a special kind of indifference to others needs combined with caring only for your own desires to become as obsessed over a normally harmless hobby to be labeled 'Obsessional' … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Did Marriage Die in 2013?

by Michael Pearl of No Greater Joy - Marriage Died in 2013 This was written last year when gay marriage started to be legislated in many states.  Michael Pearl, among others, said that this would prove to be the end of marriage altogether. Here we are a year later and it looks like marriage is still going strong. Did legalizing gay marriage have any effect on marriage in general? … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Being Patient With Children (While You Think About Beating the Crap Out of Them)?

by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy magazine - Jeremiah and Penelope\I guess he believes in everyone extending patience but himself. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Cell Phones Are Portals To Sodom?

by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy Magazine - The Sodom GenerationDo you think old Michael is talking about children/grandchildren here or did he spy something from his bully pulpit in the congregation that makes him think this? Perverts! Perverts everywhere! Doesn't 'Den of Perverts' sound like a great name for a rock band? … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Part 2 – Michael Pearl’s Word Salad About Neglected Children

by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy Magazine - Family FountainDo you remember that game on the PBS show "Sesame Street" named "One of These Things Is Not Like The Other"? Four things pictured, three with some unifying theme and one with no connection. This is sort of like that in that this piece has not much to do with the first part published last night at NLQ. … [Read more...]