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...]
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...]
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...]
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...]
by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideToday, we get to learn about Grabbers - a term Debi dropped in about 30 pages ago without a definition. In order to teach balance, I have divided girls into three kinds: Grabbers, Hidden Flowers, and Princesses. This is not a biblical categorization like the three types we discussed earlier, but it is very representative description of today's girls. I think the categories will help you gain a picture of what you want to become and what you need to avoid. … [Read more...]
Adrian Peterson has given a lengthy interview with USA Today - Adrian Peterson: 'I Won't Ever Use a Switch Again Notice that he doesn't say he will not hit or spank his children, just that he will be not be using a switch. Some of his comments remind me too much of things that have come out of the mouth of Michael Pearl, Christian advocate for starting to hit your children with a switch as child discipline starting at six months old. … [Read more...]