I found this article surfing Twitter (I don’t have a Twitter account and won’t be getting one). I think it’s relevant in this day and age, especially how purity culture and dualism have infected how Catholics think about sex and marriage. Purity culture is NOT Catholic but in infestation of puritanical Protestantism. The author isn’t … Continue reading From Ezer Rising: Women Are Not Like Ketchup Packets
It all started with Martin Luther. You know, that guy. The one who started the Protestant Reformation. Or more accurately, the loss of millions of souls to man made heresy. He started the redefinition of marriage saying it was not a sacrament and even allowing polygamy (Defenders of the Faith). Protestantism opened the door for … Continue reading Some of the Road to “Gay Marriage”
Deleted post due to the fact that I think the topic needs more research, well citations, on my part and all of these books are at the public library or online. It’s something I see but I’m not sure I can convince others of. But these books have influenced my thinking in the regards to … Continue reading How We Got “Gay Marriage”
Part Four (Warning: Graphic images) Quiverfull is largely centered on women and babies, with a heavy emphasis on babies. Men are largely breadwinners, provide half the genetic material, and the main discipliners. Men are expected to fulfill specific roles. Nurturing and hands on parenting for fathers is discouraged in Quiverfull, except for corporal punishment. Quiverfull … Continue reading Quiverfull and Fatherhood
Yes, the title is provocative but it’s also true. Two, no, three different blog posts I read on WordPress Reader TODAY have mentioned modesty and how girls dress. Girls not even teens but prepubescent girls. The first post was under the Catholic tag and was about modesty. Anytime religion or faith enters into a discussion … Continue reading Girls Are Sex Objects (And You Better Treat Them That Way)
Well, not much really. I had planned on going to the library again today to work on sending out cover letters and resumes but then my digestive system decided to revolt. At least this time I managed to knock out the pain with the heating pad. I didn’t want to spend an hour and a … Continue reading And Then…?
This whole stupid mess of having to deal with my former employer, the evil security company, the hearing, and possibly suing them with the help of a lawyer has the voices I thought I had gotten away from are now invading my head. I hate it because it ramps up my anxiety and I end … Continue reading Anger That Lingers From the Voices in My Head