(Much of this content first appeared in a seminar I gave in spring 2018 entitled “Redeemed Womanhood: An Alternative to Cultural Feminism.”) I think all of us – men and women – go through some kind of “identity crisis” in our lives. Maybe “crisis” is too strong of a descriptor, but certainly some kind of… Continue reading Does the Answer to a Woman’s Identity Crisis Lie in Her Career?
(Much of this content first appeared in a seminar I gave in spring 2018 entitled “Redeemed Womanhood: An Alternative to Cultural Feminism.”) I am a woman. I am a woman who loves teaching. I am a woman who loves leadership. I am a woman who loves public speaking and sharing her thoughts and ideas. I… Continue reading Why I’m Not a Feminist – But Why I Think Femininity is Worth Fighting For
I want to be the kind of person who makes others feel safe. Who brings calm and peace with her wherever she goes. I want to be the kind of person who has the confidence to enjoy being herself and not care what others think of her. I want to be the kind of person… Continue reading I Want to be the Kind of Person Who …
The year she entered high school, she lost her imaginative spark. She looked back on who she’d been a few years prior with a cringing shudder, embarrassed of her costume wearing and playing with dolls. But what she didn’t see was the girl who was always bringing stories to life, who danced about as carefree… Continue reading One Precious Thing Lost
I read in a book recently about people striving for affirmation because they didn’t get that from their fathers when they were young. The exact quote was, “When your dad yet again fails to register any appreciation for an accomplishment that means a lot to you, remind yourself what his dad must have been like”… Continue reading When a Girl is Loved by Her Daddy
When I was in elementary school, I was homeschooled and played with dolls longer than I probably should have. I loved dressing up in costumes and making up stories and planning parties and personifying everything around me. When I was in high school, I played sports for one year, and after that, I chose to… Continue reading When You Feel Non-Traditional in a Traditional World