Preparing To Be A Help Meet: Part 4 – Pie in the Sky

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by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideIn this portion, Debi attempts to wrap up the chapter by being very clear that she's as shaky on modern technology as she is on theology, homeschooling, child development and communication skills. When you get to know someone online it is like getting to know a character in a fiction novel. That character is the product of creative writing. When a young man writes to girls, you can be sure of one thing: he is doing his very best to make a good impression. … [Read more...]

Preparing To Be A Help Meet: Part 1 – Pie in the Sky

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by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideAfter the last chapter, a girl might be thinking about using electronic communication - get to know a guy without worrying about accidentally dragging his sexual feeling into the picture.WRONG!The real name of this chapter should be "INTERWEBS IS EVIL!" … [Read more...]

Preparing To Be His Help Meet: Creative Interpretations of the Book of Ruth

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by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideAfter Debi finishes twisting Esther from an active woman into a passive girl, Debi turns her attention to Ruth.  In her discussion of the Book of Ruth, Debi pulls a two-fer: Ruth is a passive follower as befits a young girl while Naomi, a wise older woman, gives her great counsel.  In short, Debi uses the story of Ruth to imply that Debi's young, naive readers should follow Debi's ideas unquestioningly.   On a positive note, Debi is blessedly brief on the subject.Away we go! … [Read more...]


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