A Theology of Abortion That Does Not Fit on a Protest Sign

If you have had an abortion, I honour your journey. If you believe that abortion should be illegal, I honour your journey. If you fall somewhere in between, I honour your journey. Abortion is a hard thing to talk about, but we’re grown ups now, and as Glennon Doyle reminded us, we can do hard things. […]

I Choose Life

[Trigger warning: Language around miscarriage and abortion. ] By Anonymous I developed the armour of independence early in life, convincing myself I was fine on my own. As the only Asian kid in my class, my classmates labeled me as teacher’s pet. I was familiar with the pang of being on the margins of the social […]

I Am Beloved

“I kept running around it in large or small circles, always looking for someone or something able to convince me of my Belovedness. Self-rejection is the greatest enemy of the spiritual life because it contradicts the sacred voice that calls us the ‘Beloved.’ Being the Beloved expresses the core truth of our existence.” —Henri Nouwen, […]

I Want a Big LOVE Campaign

I stepped out of the car, feeling both a looming dread and a sense of relief. It was finally going to be over. I’d never felt so terrified, lost, and alone. My driver hustled me past some people standing outside the building. They tried to pass me something. I stretched out my hand, but my companion pushed me […]

Her Voice Will Be Heard

“Human life—however small, however fragile, however broken—must be valued. It must be loved and embraced and declared good.” I was singing and praying and walking the other day. Actually I was doing that every day for ten days straight, traveling 180 km total as I led 25 women on a walk from Montreal to Ottawa […]