If they knew me, they would know that I don’t fit into their distorted stereotype of what a feminist looks like, that I don’t hate men or burn bras or crave power, that I—like most feminist—simply believe that women are human and should be treated as such.
Day: September 4, 2012
Hilda L. Solis, U.S. Secretary of Labor, writes about her predecessor Frances Perkins, now a “saint” in the Episcopal Church and job clubs in the
…art we’re doing this summer
Growing up, I believed that Jesus cared mostly about my heart. Of course, he cared about whether or not I was nice. But in the end, Jesus’ biggest concern centered on having a “relationship with me.” ~Derek Penwell
Here is an evocative passage about the meekness that enlightens, from the 7th century monastic John Climacus:
The light of dawn comes before the sun, and meekness is the precursor of all humility…
Effective communication during a conflicted situation requires an extra dose of care and attention, especially if you are using an electronic, computer-based system to communicate to hurting, angry, or suspicious people.
by Stephen Edmondson In my The Rev. Dr. Stephen Edmondson is the Rector at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in McLean, VA. Before returning to parish ministry Edmondson was an associate professor of Church History at the Virginia Theological Seminary.