I’ve loved taking part in feminisms fest this week, and have really appreciated thinking this issue through with others. There have been some great posts all linked up in the sites below, so do check them out: JR Goudeau – feminisms and me (stories of feminism) From two to one – why does feminism [...]
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The Press this week is full of derision for and condemnation of the Church of England, following the failure of the motion for Women Bishops in General Synod this week. It needed to reach a two-thirds majority in all three of the houses in order to be passed. It reached a two-thirds majority in the [...]
My family is crazy, and they drive me mad. They make me madder and hurt me more than anyone else can. But don’t you dare criticise my family. You don’t have the right. They are mine to criticise and I’ll defend them to the hilt. ***** It has been a strange sort [...]
I hesitate to write this, and I told myself that I would not step into this debate on this particular platform. I know that I am at risk of alienating dear friends as I write this, and that the stakes are high on both sides. I would very, very much appreciate it if you would [...]
I don’t remember when it was – perhaps four or six months after the birth. I remember the place – sitting across from Jon, my arms on the big oak dining table, eating a tired dinner with tears. “Why aren’t you mad at God?” I asked him. “You are going through all of this, [...]
Ed Cyzewski lives in Columbus, Ohio, and is a seminary-graduate-turned-writer, amongst other things. I love his gentleness and his gift of encouragement, and I’m honoured to share his story with you today. I eyed both Catholics and Fundamentalists with anger and suspicion for years. I remember feeling guarded and uncertain when I met [...]
It’s ‘Five minute Friday’ time! It’s inspired by Lisa-Jo over at The Gypsy Mama. The idea is that you write for five minutes flat on a topic, without worrying about whether it’s right or not. It’s kinda fun! Check out others’ interesting 5-minute posts on the topic by clicking on the button below. I’m grateful [...]