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Awakening the Evangelical Church to Domestic Violence and Abuse in its Midst

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We must be done with Harlequin or Mills & Boon romance notions of love

UPDATE  Sept 2021:  Barbara Roberts has come to believe that Jeff Crippen does not practise what he preaches.  He vilely persecuted an abuse victim and spiritually abused many other people in the Tillamook congregation. Go here to read the evidence. Jeff has not gone to the people that he spiritually and emotionally abused. He has not apologised …

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When we want to see good in everyone — a lesson from Pride and Prejudice

Some people assume the best to a fault. Sometimes they even do this to the detriment of others. Some of us may have been like that, or maybe still are. It’s a trap for young players on this earth, especially young females and Christians who are taught it is wrong to think anything slighting about anyone. For anyone …

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You are near in their mouth and far from their heart

A Lament Righteous are you, O LORD, when I complain to you; yet I would plead my case before you. Why does the way of the wicked prosper? Why do all who are treacherous thrive? You plant them, and they take root; they grow and produce fruit; you are near in their mouth and far …

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The Shrinking Woman — a poem about the way women are conditioned

Just for today, we’re breaking our pattern of one post per weekday, because the Child Custody Battles post is just a set of links. This item is a little bit different from our usual offerings. It’s not a Christian item, but  I think many of our readers will relate to it.

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The Sci-Fi Series Part 5: Your Jedi Mind Tricks Don’t Work Here

Guard: Do you have any identification? Jedi: (waving his hand) We do not need any identification. Guard: You do not need any identification. What sci-fi series of blog posts would be complete without at least one Star Wars reference? Throughout this divorce process, I’ve joked that X has a Jedi power. It’s as though he …

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The Sci-Fi Series part 4: The Mind Meld

A “mind-meld” is a technique for sharing thoughts, experiences, memories, and knowledge with another individual, essentially a limited form of telepathy — Wiki Looks a great deal like this: Equilibrium for Narcissists is a state of fusion with others who have something they need. Whether the Narcissist deliberately sets out to undermine your autonomy or …

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