When Generations of Silent Women Speak

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By Cheryl McGrath | Twitter: @breadforbride The voices moving around me are strong. They are loud, articulate, and powerful. Most of all they are young, charged with the unmistakable exuberance and vigour of youth. They are young with the outrageous brashness of those who have carefully examined the well-worn path grudgingly offered to them and firmly declined. […]

The Peacemakers, The Poets + The Pretty Ones: Good News for Girls

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26 Women To Watch In Tech in 2015.   The Peacemakers Women are a powerful force for peace. Here’s why. Syrian women know how to defeat ISIS. The power of Libya’s female arms dealers.   Artists Represent Andrea Mihalik of New Jersey met the craftswomen of Kiltamany, Kenya. None of them have been the same since. […]

Standing Here

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Oh, I so don’t want to do this, Lord. I want to sit in the back, shut my eyes, shutter my ears, close my mouth, still my voice. And yet, I cannot. You compel me, you urge me, you call me out. You tell me, in no uncertain terms, to stand up. To stand up […]

The Divine Work of Freedom

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I can tell you that my faith falls short sometimes. That my prayers come out weak and full of disclaimers. I can tell you that I don’t always believe in miracles. I can tell you that I selfishly want prayers to be answered so my own journey can be strengthened. I can tell you that […]

I Am The Betrayer

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A Personal Response to An Advent Lament by Diana Trautwein Often times personal lament and confession overlap. There are moments we see ourselves amid the ashes and we complain, confess, speak out our part in the wrongness of things. Reading the lament Diana offered, this one phrase haunted me relentlessly: “And sometimes, the betrayer is me.” […]