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Let’s Talk about Sex

Let me not to the marriage of true mindsAdmit impediments. Love is not loveWhich alters when it alteration finds,Or bends with the remover to remove.O no! It is an ever fixed markThat looks on tempests and is never shaken;It is the star to every wand’ring bark,Whose worth’s unknown, although his height be taken.Love’s not Time’s […]

Hope Not in Women [Or Men]

Every December the same image circulates my social media feeds. It is a picture of a very pregnant Mary comforting Eve. Eve has a serpent entangling her leg, Mary’s foot is crushing its head. It’s a sweet, sisterly image at first glance, but it’s actually quite bothersome when we think through what it is imagining. […]

We Need Self-Death, Not Self-Care

Without love, you die. With love, you also die. Not all deaths are equal.Jonathan Safran Foer Not all deaths are equal. Most people want to have their lives marked by love. We want to die with love, not without it. But how? How do we love when we are depleted and sorrowful…empty? The most popular […]

A Woman’s Singular Ambition

“We are called to be women. The fact that I am a woman does not make me a different kind of Christian. But the fact that I am a Christian does make me a different kind of woman.”Elisabeth Elliot I spent this women’s history month highlighting thirteen women, fellow sisters in Christ, who lived lives […]

The Infinite Gain of Giving

In the longing in the foretaste comes the telling of mind and heart that ourselves are not a waste when self ends and God doest start. -Carolyn Weber Early in marriage and motherhood I had a consistent–albeit hidden–fear that the endless repetition of homemaking would squeeze out who I was. I thought that my writing […]