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Folding (Dirty) Laundry with the Duggars

Folding (Dirty) Laundry with the Duggars

I have seen most episodes of the Duggar family’s 21 Kids and Counting. It is one of those odd reality TV shows that offers very little in the way of drama. And when something compelling happens, it is usually happy news like the birth of a child or a visit to the Today Show. Unlike my beloved Housewives franchise, 21 Kids and Counting doesn’t have any yelling or table flipping. It has been an easy show to watch while folding laundry.

But there’s something deeper than just its relative tranquility. I have always admired the Duggar family’s structure for righteousness. In…

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Judgment Kills, Love Gives Life

Judgment Kills, Love Gives Life

The final installment in our series of entries from Judgment & Love. Again, J&L is a collection of 35 true-life stories illustrating the powerful truth that when love is shown in the face of deserved judgment, lives are changed. To order your copy at the reduced price of $10, go here or click on the button at the bottom of the post.

“Don’t Go Chasing Waterfalls” by TLC was still blaring on the stereo as I watched the hydro pole—a cement telephone pole essentially—crack just above the imploded hood of the Ford Explorer and fall. I looked at my friend…

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The Gospel and The Gosselins

The Gospel and The Gosselins

This just in from Mockingbird friend Brendan Sorem:

I’m not sure how many reality TV junkies we have out there in the blogosphere. I myself am in recovery; but whether you watch reality shows religiously or not, almost everyone by this point has heard of Jon & Kate Plus 8. The TLC show documented a young couple who, through the help of fertility drugs, had a set of twins followed by a set of sextuplets. Walk up to the counter of any grocery store in America and you’ll see their dirty laundry displayed on the front page of every tabloid. Sadly,…

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