Quoting Quiverfull: Are Stay at Home Mothers More Likely to be Depressed?

by Tonya Dixon from Never Too Many Flowers - The Struggle for Significance: When Being a Mom Doesn't Feel Like Enough in God's Kingdom WorkEditor's note: This mother is one of the QF moms that hordes children via adoption whose blog I read to chart the hording of special needs children. Since she's not been able to adopt more in the last few years she's turned to 'orphan hosting' and is awaiting final approval to do foster care in her area. While I applaud anyone brave enough to do foster care because it's not easy and there is a huge pressing need for foster parents in most communities, I have to wonder if this is just part of another scheme to adopt more children. Child Hording via … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Influencing a Nation?

by Nancy Campbell of Above Rubies - A Mother's CreedAnother screed by Nancy insisting you stay home and birth them babies or else. A little grandiose of an idea that raising your children is influencing a nation, isn't it? … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: A Watchdog?

by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies - You Are A Watch Dog Mother, you are the guardian of your little flock. It's a 24/7 job! 1 Peter 5:8 tells us we must "Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour." He wants to devour your children. He wants to get hold of their minds and infiltrate them with subtle deceptions against God and His truth. He wants to mar their spirits and take away their purity. He wants to destroy their souls. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Being a Stay At Home Mom Stops Affairs?

by Von Ohlman from True Love Doesn't Wait - Titus 2 vs Prov 31 A second meaning of ‘keeper at home’ is brought forward by Matthew Henry and coupled with ‘chaste’. The woman who wishes to commit adultery, even just a ‘flirtation’ will have a hard time doing it sitting at home with just her children and husband. In this sense a ‘keeper at home’ again has a very literal, if euphemistic meaning: to keep one’s sexuality limited to ones ‘home’, ie husband. … [Read more...]