Category Archives: For the Bible tells me so.

challenging ourselves to study what God really says about parenting…

The Language of Love

I often end up with tiny people sleeping in my bed. I don’t mind most of the time, and the last few nights I have treasured their presence. Maximus poked me; “Mommy, I am ready to get up now”. <yaaawn> … Continue reading

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Myth busting 9: right away, all the way, with a happy heart – or it’s rebellion!

Part II: Is Disobedience to Parents Rebellion? To obey is better than sacrifice…for rebellion is as the sin of divination, and arrogance like the evil of idolatry (1 Sam 15:22-23 NIV) This is a tricky question. After all, we have … Continue reading

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Myth Busting 8: Breaking a lamb’s leg

Now the tax collectors and “sinners” were all gathering around to hear him. But the Pharisees and the teachers of the law muttered, “This man welcomes sinners and eats with them.” Then Jesus told them this parable: Suppose one of … Continue reading

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More Than One Source

When I am researching and examining something that has challenged my beliefs, I always look for information from multiple sources. We have given our reasoning and research behind the Rod verses in Proverbs, but The Hippie Housewife has done her … Continue reading

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Myth Busting 7: You must hate your parents!

A while back, someone made the following comment: How people, who should know better, who where raised in serious christian families, try to construct their life into being a victim of their ‘bad’ or ‘afouled’ parents and their ‘bad’ view … Continue reading

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No Assembly Required.

 So DH found an awesome tricycle for Maximus, and it was a reasonable price, so he bought it. 😀 (… as we speak, he is sitting on top of Max on the couch, saying, ‘Where is Max? Where’d he go?’ … Continue reading

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It’s really quite simple…

I have wanted- for some time now- to try to write one post on what being a gentle Christian Momma means for me. Many have argued that the only ‘biblical’ way to raise children is to strike them as punishment … Continue reading

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Myth Busting 2: ‘Pick your battles’

In my opinion, ‘pick your battles’ is one of the better pieces of ‘standard’ advice given to new parents. It discourages the idea that children ought to respond promptly and cheerfully to every parental whim. It allows us to take … Continue reading

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Scriptural Tofurkey

I love turkey. Thanksgiving starts me thinking of it, and then Christmas comes…. Yum…. I could happily eat turkey several times a week. Yes, I am an un-apologetic Carnivore.  😀  Actually, I love tofu. I like tempeh too. I buy … Continue reading

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Proverbs and Spanking – Part 3: Believer’s Behavior

Hello! It’s been a while… I apologize for that. The last couple of months have been a bit difficult and sitting down to write just hasn’t happened. However, things are getting back to normal and here I am! Sitting down … Continue reading

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