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Spare the Rod – Harper’s Bazar (1867)

From the November 23. 1867 edition of Harper’s Bazar, pg. 50: Spare the Rod “Spare the rod, and spoil the child,” says Solomon, which the severe interpret to mean literally the laying on of the birch, the rattan, and the … 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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Boundaries revisited; among other things.

 Lately I’ve been wondering where ‘I’ begin. Someone said “Your rights end where mine begin.” But then WHERE is that? It is not a geographic boundary, but it is so definite that it is almost a tangible thing… especially when … Continue reading

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To good not to share!

We have been taught that somehow, if we spank our children enough, they will be magically bound to Christianity, and that their salvation would be assured. However. the Bible states that there is ONE way to God. One. And that … Continue reading

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Spanking and Proverbs – Part 2: Interpretations

In my last post on the topic of Proverbs and the issue of spanking, I concluded that regardless of your interpretation of the “rod” verses, spanking is not a salvation issue. Proverbs is not a book of law or of … Continue reading

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My journey toward Grace-based Parenting begins.

My journey toward a peaceful parenting approach began before I ever had any kids. In fact, it probably began before I could even talk, with the first time my Mother smacked my fingers as a baby. As a BABY- You … Continue reading

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