Tag Archives: child abuse

Words Matter

Libby Anne has a great post on spanking. It deals with the idea of defending the practice and how problematic that can be. I highly recommend you read it; it’s a great post. But it shouldn’t be a debate at all because it’s founded … Continue reading

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Wagging the Dog

There’s been debate as of late in regards to temperament testing in animal shelters, as to whether or not this is a good idea or even necessary. Then there’s this: The exercise purports to evaluate “resource guarding” — how viciously a … Continue reading

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Cutting the Strings

It was like a dream; after all those years of pleading, I was finally able to go to Disney World. Finally, I was able to wander the streets of the Disney-MGM Studios, finally I was able to get pictures of … Continue reading

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An Atheist Reads: It’s Dangerous to Believe Part Two

What is “An Atheist Reads”? “An Atheist Reads” is where I read apologetic-type books and fact check them, to make sure the author is actually telling the truth. The results have been spotty at best. As usual, if this sort … Continue reading

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When the Truth Bites You in the Backside Hard

I’m sure you guys remember dear old Doug, the pastor who was counseling a girl who had been molested. Well, he’s back and this is a doozy, because Doug claims to care about “the truth”. The actual truth about Doug isn’t pretty. … Continue reading

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Roses and Thorns

It’s Mother’s Day. As you all know, I’ve had problems with this day for years; it’s been a problem for me since I was young. But I’m not the only one who has a problem with this day: Libby Anne … Continue reading

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The Same Old Story

As it was said by the judge yesterday, “You’re not a victim.” It’s the very first thing that well-meaning friends will say. It’s often been said by those in law enforcement as well. I should know; it’s been said to … Continue reading

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