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Wanting to be right, but . . .
fransalley posted a blog entry in Finding FranFor the life of me, and I'm sure I've said this before, I want to do the right thing. I don't want to say yes where God has said no, and I don't want to say no where God has said yes. But I keep feeling like I have to have some sort of degree in Biblical Studies in order to figure out what the Bible "really" says. I can't just open it, read it, and do it. A friend suggested that I study the gospel of Mark and get to know Jesus. How is that supposed to answer the question of whether or not women can preach?
Roots of Royals Wife School
BackseatMom posted a topic in Patriarchy
Franicia White tells us how children should lose weight
usedbicycle posted a topic in HealthI couldn't find an active thread for the insufferable Tim and Franicia White, and have something I need to discuss NOW!! Quick background info: the family is well-known on here and good friends with the Bates and Duggars. They're an army family who lives in Chattanooga TN, into their guns and Trump, but eat all organic. Franicia is from Saipan, a Pacific island. She spectacularly transformed from a normal working girl with boyfriends to the fundiest of fundie moms. https://www.instagram.com/timandfranicia/ http://www.timandfranicia.com/ Remember their oldest daughter Heistheway? I used to feel bad for her as the oldest daughter and the only one in her family with an atrocious name. Well it gets worse. Her mom apparently put her on a diet when she was 12, and now wants to write a book about it. I'm speechless and don't even know where to start... It just reeks of body shaming and double standards, where men can be big and strong but women have to be teeny-tiny. Her husband is a huge guy. She should have thought twice before mating with him if she wanted tiny kids. And how does she know it's unnecessary weight? Her kids don't go to the doctors (she's an essential oil/chiropractor kinda gal), so this "diagnostic" is just what mom thinks a girl should look like. Heistheway looks perfectly healthy to me in pictures from a year ago (left in pink). Not to mention she was 12. 12!!!! Does her mother realize the damage she is doing to her? Anyway, these parents deserve the snark treatment. Let's make it harsh.
"KILLING THE MINDS OF MALE BABIES" - Pastor is unhappy about American Girl adding a boy doll
Rachel333 posted a topic in Quiver Full of MisogynyI just thought this story was funny. http://www.citizen-times.com/story/news/local/2017/02/15/american-girl-introduces-boy-doll-local-minister-enraged/97945048/
Another reason I'm glad I'm not fundie
Grimalkin posted a blog entry in The Grimm LeaperI was at the park once and met another mom with a son the same age as mine. The boys hit it off and played happily together. She had three kids. The two oldest were biological a boy and a girl, and my son's new friend was adopted from Africa. The older ones went to a private Christian school, and her son was a preschooler. At one point she applied sun block to her bio kids then said the other boy didn't need sunblock since he was black. I thought that was strange. While he would not burn easily he still could burn, and get skin cancer. That was WTF #1. We were talking about preschools, and asked me where mine went. I told her how much we liked where ours went. She started ranting about the preschool her son went to because they did so many crafts and crafts were not appropriate for boys. She kept bringing it up. She was totally against boys doing crafts. I was so surprised I couldn't think of anything to say. Like, "carpentry is pretty much crafting for adults." Anyway, I have four kids. Three girls and a son. Of all my kids, my son is the one who likes to sit and do crafts with me. I spent the evening making ornaments with him. He made this Pikachu by himself. The others pout and sulk. My 15 year old insists she sucks at any art and does the bare minimum. My eldest is pretty talented at art but does not want to do it with ME. My ten year old sometimes humors me, but sneaks away any chance she gets. She would rather play soccer, or sing loudly off tune, she never stops moving and she is loud and boisterous and clumsy. She pretty much only wears sweat pants. My eldest despises cooking and any 'home arts' preferring real art and design. She also has what my husband calls a 'salty personality'. My 15 year old is my girly girl. She likes to dress nice, does her hair and makeup every day, and for the most part has a cheerful demeanor. But still hates crafty things, and is good at math. My family would be miserable if we had to adhere to strict fundie gender roles. Every now and then when creating stuff with my son I think of that little boy at the park and wonder if he is allowed to be himself.