By Jack Ryan
Sounds like a Buzzfeed article doesn't it?
You'll never believe number 7 ?
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By Jack Ryan
If your parents shun you.... PLEASE, PLEASE also force a no contact policy between your JW parents and their grandchildren.
This is the ONLY way for them to understand that disrespecting you is not allowed and so they can also experience how hurtful their behavior is.
Have any of you already done this?
I think they often forget the "Stop Judging LEST THEE BE JUDGED" commandment. Especially the latter part.
By Guest Nicole
If you are a pregnant woman considering adoption for your child, it’s reasonable to assume that you’re at a stressful point in your life. Maybe you don’t believe you can give your baby the life he or she deserves, or maybe you just don’t wish to be a parent at this time. Whatever the reason, one factor may in particular may be causing you stress at this point, and that’s finding the perfect family to raise your child.
If you’re a Jehovah’s Witness looking to “give her baby up” for adoption, it may be particularly important to you that your baby be placed with a family who shares your beliefs. In fact, one of your first thoughts when considering this path might be, “I want one of Jehovah’s Witnesses to adopt my baby.”
American Adoptions works with families of all religious backgrounds and can work with you to make sure your child is raised in your ideal home. Many women who are looking for a Jehovah’s Witness family to adopt a baby do so because it’s important to them that their child be raised with some of the following principles that aren’t frequently practiced by other religions:
The family does not accept blood transfusions. Jehovah’s Witnesses believe that both the Old and New Testaments say to abstain from taking blood and go to doctors who are able to practice medicine and surgery without giving blood transfusions. The family believes the Bible outlines different dating guidelines than common modern day practices. Jehovah’s Witnesses believe that dating should only be for those old enough for marriage, that Witnesses should only date baptized Witnesses, and that sexual immorality or “unclean” behavior should be avoided. Couples should also avoid being alone in tempting situations. The family believes that the dead are unconscious. Jehovah’s Witnesses believe that someone who dies ceases to exist, although resurrection from God is possible. The family does not celebrate birthdays or holidays like Christmas or Easter. Jehovah’s Witnesses believe that birthday celebrations displease God, and that Christmas and Eastercelebrations do not align with Biblical teachings. Read more:
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