Tag Archives: sex

Love is Love?

Every year I spend the month of February thinking about love. It began as a rebellion based on my loathing of Valentine’s Day, but it has matured into a practice that has helped reframe my thinking, convicted me of my skewed ideas about love, and ultimately given me a renewed affection for God. The word […]

Womanhood: Choice, Chance, or Calling?

I’m a woman, obviously–or maybe not obviously, but I am. The question, “what is a woman?” has always mattered to me, yet never so much as it does right now. Now I have a daughter, an unborn female growing within me, dependent on me for life, and soon, greatly influenced by my worldview. The definition […]

One Shade of Red

Valentine’s Day is this weekend, and while I actually¬†kind of hate the Hallmark holiday of “love” (because Saint Valentine was a martyr and that seems like a weird thing to relate to flowers and chocolates), I felt the need to write a bit on the subject, mostly because the movie “Fifty Shades of Grey” is […]

To All Who are Affected by Abortion (or, An Open Letter to Humanity)

The abortion debate is tired. Most have heard the arguments countless times, and it has become such a political hot button that few people really approach the conversation with love and respect for those with whom they engage. We seem to forget we are talking to people about people. I’d like to take a step back […]

Sex, Lies and Design

Sex is important. But not at all in the way popular culture portrays it. Because sex isn’t ultimately about us. Sex isn’t just about love (and certainly not how society defines it) procreation or personal pleasure, though those are wonderful elements of it, they are not the purpose of sex, they are not what make […]