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Saved and In My Right Mind

I was raised in the Church of God in Christ and in Pentecostal environments. For a while, I was the girl who only wore skirts and dresses because pants were masculine and against the principles of Deuteronomy 22:5. Women couldn’t wear make-up, open toed shoes, or sleeveless shirts either. We weren’t allowed to do anything

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My Mom Spanked My Butt and I Turned Out Okay

Every since the Adrian Peterson images surfaced last week, I’ve seen too many conversations where people have justified spanking a 4-year old in this manner. The common rationalization is my mom [parent/caregiver] spanked me and I turned out alright. Some people even asserted that they’ve been spanked far worse than Peterson spanked his son and

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