Quoting Quiverfull: Working Outside the Home is Pure Selfishness?

by Lori Alexander from The Transformed Wife - Dogmatic Teaching on Keepers of the HomeEditor's note: I think 'dogged' is the operative word here more than 'dogmatic'. It's Lori harping on her constant refrain once again, that women that work outside the home cannot possibly keep it clean or prepare decent meals. I guess she doesn't realize how many different services, devices and different ways you can do things now that makes it entirely possible to work full time, have great meals cooked, a clean home and well-taught children. Her central message isn't even Biblical considering in actual Biblical times women worked along side their men and extended family in family-owned concerns. This … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Self Pity is Satanic?

by Lori Alexander from The Transformed Wife - Self Pity is SatanicEditor's note: Ms. Alexander is speaking of the writings of Oswald Chambers in this piece. While self pity is usually not helpful or good calling it 'satanic' is a stretch at best. Selfish? Sometimes. Normal? Sometimes. What do you think? Usually it's temporary and more about dealing with your frustrations in the moment, not a life long condition. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Getting Busier Cures Depression?

From No Greater Joy -When You Need a Miracle by Erin Harrison During those black years I felt it would never end. Maybe you didn’t bring into your marriage the baggage I did, and maybe your husband is a mean, lazy jerk or even a pervert, but pity, despair and bitterness will not set you free from your own state of nothingness, lack of productivity, wanting of challenge, or any real rewards. Do you know what I am talking about—working and never seeing the end … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Self Pity & Sexual Immorality?

by Jay Younts at Shepherd Press - April 12, 2013A toddler sulks because she can’t play when it is time for a nap. A nine-year-old feels deprived because he has to share the video game console with his little brother.  A young teenager thinks he is an outcast because no one who is “cool” ever talks to him. … [Read more...]