The Female Voice

  Feminism to me is the crazy belief that women and men are both created in God’s image and that each of us deserves a life of freedom and opportunity inside or outside the Church. I have thought a lot about the lack of presence and example of women in the Church.  One Sunday at my church in particular, women were simply spectators, the…

A Poem: No Vacancy

The summer I was eighteen I wanted one thing — a boy named Tommy LaRue. He was my first boyfriend.  My first kiss. I learned three things from him. What is a French kiss? To drink cheap Champagne. That I was expendable. In those days, I knew nothing of myself.  How to be with people….

So you want to be a moral force in the world?

“What else can be more worth it than giving the gift of the perfect question in a world uncomfortable with the answers but too frightened or too complacent or too ambitious to raise these doubts again?” The following is so timely especially in light of the conversation that was occurring on my Facebook page (scroll…