A Birth Story: Daughters are WoMEn Too
feminism / Thoughts

A Birth Story: Daughters are WoMEn Too

The way my daughter entered the world prepared me for the life she faces, the life I’ve faced. The rape of our bodies and minds by those to whom our words seem surreptitious. People will assault her by disregarding her words, want, and will insisting that what we wear- our skin, our suit, our smile- is more indicative of our intent than our intentional verbal insistences. Continue reading

Christian Church / Christianity / Hypocrisy / Politics / Religion / Thoughts

Civil Religion: The Idol no Patriot Dares Mention

“Yet there is power — wonder-working power — in the goodness, and idealism, and faith of the American people.” Oh wait a second, that’s not how the hymn goes. I do believe the ‘wonder working power’ is in the blood of the lamb. But who needs the blood of the lamb when you’ve got the … Continue reading