Rachel Dolezal was wrong, but I’m not yet convinced that public shaming should be part and parcel of the penance for an offense. Continue reading Rachel Dolezal is My Sister
In a few weeks, Seventh-day Adventists from around the world will descend on San Antonio, Texas to discuss, vote, amend and approve a variety of church policy issues and directives, including women’s ordination. The question that delegates will vote on is:
After your prayerful study on ordination from the Bible, the writings of Ellen G. White, and the reports of the study commissions, and;
After your careful consideration of what is best for the Church and the fulfillment of its mission,
Is it acceptable for division executive committees, as they may deem it appropriate in their territories, to make provision for the ordination of women to the gospel ministry? Yes or No
As soon as I got home one day, I dropped my backpack and coat in the middle of the hallway and ran to the washroom. I really had to go pee. (Yes, this blog post is kinda about pee, but kinda isn’t. I have no shame. Read on.) I really should have known better than … Continue reading “It’s Hurting”
“You stand in front of the answer to your prayer and you begin to interview your blessing…We are not satisfied until we are God of our lives.” “Are you moving at the rhythm of your prayers? We pray for things we are not ready to handle.” This sermon hit home. God Listened – Sarah Jakes … Continue reading God Listened – Sarah Jakes Roberts – YouTube
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Warning: Some readers may find this content disturbing. Alongside 94 recommendations, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission released a volume of harrowing tales some survivors shared about their time at residential schools. Through the voices of some of the 6,2000 former students the commission spoke with, the 260-page book details the abuse, the neglect and… Continue reading In their words: What residential school survivors told the Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Inspired by SweetLeighSewn’s blog post entitled “A Love Letter to My Belly,” I decided to write this piece entitled “A Truce with My Tummy.” In retrospect, it really can be extended to be a love letter to my body. Seeing these words written down gives added impetus to live it out every day. If loving your body has become more difficult for you lately, I encourage you to try this exercise and see how it makes you feel.
We owe it to ourselves to love ourselves and practice that self-love in sometimes radical ways.
I failed my bar exam. I was shocked. I was incredulous. I was hurt. I was disappointed. Then reality set in and the questions ensued. Of course, there were the obvious and practical questions: Did anyone else fail? What would I do with my life? What would I tell my future employer? How would my parents … Continue reading The Incredulity of Faith