women

What women want

I’m over at Ungrind again this week. Here’s a sneak peek – click over here to read the whole thing 🙂 I settled down at the table and watched my daughter compose her face in her “now-I-have-something-important-to-say” expression: eyes level, chin down, forehead hopeful. She paused dramatically and in a butter-cream-smooth tone, said: “Mom, if …

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When you say I can’t wear a bikini, this is what you’re also saying…  

Dear Makers of the Pool Rules, I’ve been thinking about your family-friendly set of pool rules, which include safety rules like “no running”, “no diving”, and “no glass bottles at the pool”. Among these, you also have a rule about acceptable clothing: tankinis and swim shorts and one-pieces are okay… but please, “no bikinis”. Dear …

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A Word of Praise for ‘Jesus Feminist’ from a Complementarian

I just finished reading Sarah Bessey’s little yellow book, “Jesus Feminist”, and I want to applaud, hug her, and raise my wine glass in a toast. It’s a beautiful book: redemptive, hopeful, saturated with the words and tone of the gospels. It is conversational yet profound. For all that she has tackled a hot-button topic, …

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