If Winter is Dying, then Writing is Life

This isn’t my usual type of post. I have some thoughts ruminating into a slow boil. Aching about justice & the Stand Your Ground law and being white and privileged. A response. But I need more time to mull. I finished the article on loving a drunk for Today’s Christian Woman. Ahem, I know. I’m not a likely writer for…

EATING ANIMALS by Jonathan Safran Foer

For the last two weeks I have been enjoying life meat free.  I never thought that was possible.  Here’s why I no longer eat animals from America’s factory farms. This review originally appeared on The Englewood Review of Books website.   “99% of the meat sold in the United States today comes from a factory farm.”…

Not to Speak is to Speak, Vol 4

“One’s task is not to turn the world upside down, but to do what is necessary at the given place and with a due consideration of reality.” Dietrich Bonhoeffer I love so much to watch TED videos.  If you aren’t familiar with them I think you must take some time to check them out. “Let the groans…

Not to Speak is to Speak: Volume 3

“If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man’s life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.”   — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow I am finding it hard to love my enemies. Rush Limbaugh who obviously hates women and calls them sluts and makes them feel like whores….

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…

Not To Speak is to Speak: Volume 2

“Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: GOD will not hold us innocent. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.”— Bonhoeffer NOT TO SPEAK IS TO SPEAK :  VOLUME 2 This is my attempt to consolidate some of the things I find on the web.  Of course this…