When you haven’t been hurt

Sometimes I wonder how I sound to the rest of the evangelical world, to those who weren't subjected to fringe patriarchal teachings from grace-forgetting complementarians, those who never fought the fear that comes with legalism from your pulpit, those who don't have to shake the guilt hangover from their childhood churches or Christian communities. Those … Continue reading When you haven’t been hurt

Lonely

I often struggle with jealousy. I go to a wedding where the couple is wholeheartedly celebrated by their parents on both sides, and I feel small and petty watching them from the sidelines as they make toasts and can't say enough positive things about their children. I would hear friends talk about how restful their … Continue reading Lonely

Commonplace Links 10/19

I'm dashing out the door to go to a wedding in Atlanta this weekend (and a quick stop to see my family on our way south - I haven't been home since July, and I miss them!), but here's this week's links. I think you'll notice two themes: "slut-shaming" (look it up) and how to … Continue reading Commonplace Links 10/19