You Can’t Keep Me Out

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You say I’m a dumb bitch so I can’t preach, but you can’t keep me out. You say I’m a faggot so I can’t love, but you can’t keep me out. You say I’m a heretic so I can’t …

Family

June 25 2014

You Make Me Brave

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When I was a little girl, my grandma watched two TV shows religiously: “The People's Court” and “The Young and the Restless.” The latter was referred to as her "stories" and should not be interrupted …

What Feminists and Complementarians Have in Common (Let Me Be a Woman)

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I led a conversation once across the feminist-complementarian divide. I sat on the floor in someone else's living room, with five other women. We parsed the words. We tried to understand each other. Honestly, it …

Family

June 23 2014

The M-Word

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“Normal day, let me be aware of the treasure you are. Let me learn from you, love you, bless you before you depart. Let me not pass you by in quest of some rare and perfect tomorrow.” - …

Culture

June 23 2014

how to ruin a life

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Q: how do you ruin your life? A: Start with a scarf. Start with shoes, hip glasses, the coffee in your cup. Start with that, but don’t stay there. Dig deep into the roots of why …

Reading and Living all of Isaiah 53

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I wrote the following piece after a semester of studying Isaiah 53, and my own translation of this passage can be found at the end of this piece. This disclaimer is not presented so as …

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