Quoting Quiverfull: Part 5 – Homeschoolers Embracing The World?

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by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy - Jumping ShipEditor's note: Now Michael seems to think that fun, joy and laughter are some sort of bizarre tools of the devil instead of normal human experiences. "True" joy is allowed, but he doesn't explain what makes "true" joy so different than regular joy. Same song, different day.This long series is from 2005 and we're still on only the first point. Will be posting all of the five different articles he wrote on 'Jumping Ship' but will take a several days break between each article. Too much Michael Pearl at the same time can be toxic to your appetite and incompatible with joy. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Part 6 – Dancing With the Devil

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by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy - When the Worst HappensTeenagers Fourteen to Eighteen Years Old - All guilt and hormones, oh my! … [Read more...]

Looking Back: My Family 10 Years on From Fundamentalism

by AriettyThe past is a foreign country: they do things differently there. ~ L.P. Hartley, The Go-BetweenWhen looking back at my family during our days of patriarchal fundamentalism this opening line in the novel The Go-Between often comes to mind. In the last decade we have journeyed so far from where we once were we may have well have moved countries entirely. In the beginning of our journey we were like refugees, clinging to our past forms and beliefs while trying to figure out what part of this new culture wouldn't damage us. For we had read and been preached to and fervently believed that our now adopted culture--The World--was one of poison and sure death to family bonds and … [Read more...]


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