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Using Scripture to trump the contraceptive mentality

So far, it’s always been a good experience when I’ve been able to meet the people I’ve quoted from on this site. One such person is Joseph Stephen; I love how he took a trope from popular culture, analysed it, and defeated it with Scripture and everyday experience: 264 more words


Instilling a Selfless Heart in Children

After my post, Instilling Gratitude in Children, I thought long and hard about how I might help a few of my children better learn this and selflessness. 434 more words


I'd Make a Great Socialist If I Wasn't Such a Brat: Part Two

First, in case you are wondering, yes, the picture for this post is dead turkey leg*** which was left by the sink where I brush my teeth and wash my face. 2,052 more words

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The "Repugnant Conclusion": You Should Have Kids!

The following article was originally solicited by the online newsmagazine “Vox” (www.vox.com) and written by Swedish philosophy professor Kristian Claëson. It was to be part of a new series of articles promoting (primarily philosophical) positions that the magazine viewed as provocative and perhaps at odds with significant portions of its readership. 1,314 more words

Abortion (Pro-choice/Pro-Life)

Finally---Baby #10's Birth Story!

Life is a whirlwind these days adjusting to baby #10’s arrival. My days fly by. I nurse the baby, feed the other kids and keep them from fighting, do a load of laundry, and then repeat it all. 1,819 more words


Instilling Gratitude in Children

Every parent has been there: they take their child/ren to a store and the “I wants” begin.  My children have a very bad habit of doing this.  845 more words


Family BBQs

Imagine this: its early Sunday afternoon the sun is shining, a gentle wind is blowing, tables and chairs are set up across the backyard, and a pig is roasting over a spit. 238 more words

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