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“Dilbert” Creator Scott Adams Compares Women Asking for Equal Pay to Children Demanding Candy

For being uncorked this blog is barely dripping! Slow drops like molasses, or crystalized honey. Here is something I was reading today: ‘Dilbert’ Creator Scott Adams Compares Women Asking for Equal Pay to Children Demanding Candy This view of the … Continue reading

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Nate Phelps Story

At the age of 7, I could recite all 66 books of the Bible in 19 seconds.  My father insisted on this because he was frustrated at waiting as his children flipped back and forth trying to find the verses … Continue reading

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just.stop.talking.

**Please note: this post is intense and contains information that is painful to read. Dr. Dobson’s Dare to Discipline brings back some painful memories for me, not because of anything directly related to it though. We had and still have … Continue reading

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All-Hell-Will-Break-Loose

Babywise, our teacher told us, was what Bill Gothard required her to teach. As a practicing midwife she had serious reservations about doing so. She had made an appeal to Mr. Gothard to stop recommending it but he refused. She … Continue reading

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Bitter

I find my tone and attitude as I think and write about this whinny and bitter sounding. Wow, is that revealing!  It is not how I want to be, it isn’t healthy. I am ready to move beyond grief and … Continue reading

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Afghanistan: Self-Immolation by Women Still Common – TIME

Fawzia felt like she had no way out. Married off to her cousin at age 16, she had been beaten routinely by her husband and in-law via Afghanistan: Self-Immolation by Women Still Common – TIME. As a homeschooling daughter I … Continue reading

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The Romance of Home-Keeping

This borrowed home, all cozy and academic, arouses sentimental feelings. It is the house of my ideals: organized, clean, healthy food, good use of a small space, real art, literature, quality music and movies, a learning environment and close relationships between … Continue reading

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