Shut Up for Once and Listen! Please.

Yesterday I read with disbelief as a flood of women replied on Tony Jones’ blog, when he asked the question “Where are the Women?”  Hundreds flooded his blog expressing how frustrated they were with not being listened to by him, by men, in the Church, in the blogosphere. They also said they didn’t have time for blogs…

{When Did you First Believe that God is Male?} #mutuality2012

Where do we form our ideas about God?  And more importantly when?  How young does it begin to register in your head and heart, your idea of God as a masculine figure and that your daddy is also male? How did they become so mixed together, mingled and intertwined? And I asked myself today.  How do you…

Men have been talking about men for so long, they don’t even realize it.

I recently wrote about my frustration and confusion with the Church and particularly my church.  It seems to me the Church is ignoring the stories of women in the Bible, and historically as artists and theologians, and in the Church worldwide. Now I don’t have history or theological degrees, but it doesn’t take those to…

My Head and My Heart Ache

I woke up “in a state.”  I cannot shake the foreboding I feel.  It conjures up thoughts of very bleak times in my life. But I start my day just like any other by popping out of bed, drinking strong coffee, sitting and opening my heart to the day. Days like this I cannot run…

The big man. The little woman. And the Fall. [A Poem]

Today I read in the New York Times  about how little men are threatened by their [more successful] women. Significant or otherwise, he doesn’t want her to pay for dinner. Or drive him here or there.  He insists on opening the door. A pretense as he drinks to her, because she pays for their sweet vacation and the fancy car he drives….