- Elizabeth Smart & the life-threatening danger of shame-based purity culture
- Who is Elizabeth Esther?
- Belts and spatulas: a story of spanking, fear, failure and redemption
- A Handy Guide For Dealing With Manipulative People
- Polygamy: a new trend for Christians?
- Lazy! Flighty! Slobby! Commitment-phobe! (Understanding your ENFP "dark side" and becoming a well-rounded, mature ENFP)
- Virginity: New & Improved!
- I was spanked as a child and I turned out ok. Didn't I?
- Good Christian girls don't talk about sex. We just obsess about it.
- Sitting on the couch with Michael Pearl
Category Archives: Pro-Life Issues
Today Rick Warren tweeted this: And then John Piper retweeted it. And then I broke down crying. Because you know what? HOW Christians talk about things REALLY does matter. Using flippant, shaming, callous language when speaking about deeply sensitive and … Continue reading
Yes, I was a virgin on my wedding day. Then again, I was only 20. Yes, remaining a virgin until my wedding day saved me from some romantic heartbreak. Then again, I’ve had other heartbreaks. Yes, chastity is special. Then … Continue reading
At a well-check for my oldest son last week, I struck up a conversation with another mother in the waiting room. Her adorable baby girl was smiling and cooing at me and I couldn’t help remarking on her cuteness. “She’s … Continue reading
Here are some pieces I’ve been reading and thinking about this week. Enjoy. Scott Morizot shares a fascinating video about the difference between the Orthodox & Protestant view of salvation. Be sure to read the comments, too. Scott is great … Continue reading
Last week my post, Why Having (Many) Children is a Radical Act of Hope, garnered a huge response. I made this video to answer some of your questions. I’m also hoping you can see my true, kind heart and non-judgmental … Continue reading
An Oaklahoma judge has halted enforcement of a new abortion law which requires women to undergo an ultrasound before having an abortion. Pro-choice advocates are relieved because "forcing" a woman to see her "fetus" before she kills it "can only … Continue reading
I was a zealot in college. Like stand-in-the-quad-and-preach-the-Gospel crazy. I didn't wave a Turn or Burn sign, though. So, that's a relief. But I tried really hard to be spiritual. This made me depressed. I felt awful most days, especially … Continue reading
Last month, the Orange County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to suspend its contract with Planned Parenthood, stripping the organization of $290,000+ in taxpayer dollars. Of course, there's been an uproar. Supporters of Planned Parenthood have obtained 4,000 signatures protesting … Continue reading
Obama's extemporaneous remarks are the most telling. Remember his remark that an unplanned pregnancy is like being "punished with a baby"? And then there were his "spread the wealth around" comments to Joe The Plumber. So, I wasn't surprised when, … Continue reading
President Obama has lifted the restriction on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research. This means that scientists can apply for government money to fund their research. Previous to this, labs had to segregate everything–literally, everything from buildings to microscopes–to … Continue reading