Is the Bible misogynistic? Are women treated like second-class citizens? Does God see women differently than men?
Summary: I'm not into spontaneity. If you you look up "spontaneous" in the dictionary, my picture will be listed among the antonyms. It's just not who I am. I need to prepare. So when an acquaintance dropped a random group lunch invitation on me this morning, I knew I needed to get out of it. … Continue reading No Excuses (Leviticus 5)
Summary: There's just something about the old days. No, not those old days. The old old days. The days way back before your grandparents were born; the days where black people were slaves and women wore corsets and didn't go to school. There's something about those days that makes them so easy to either romanticize or ridicule, … Continue reading You’re Being Really Extra (Exodus 25)
Summary: Sometimes, when I hear the cheesy and ultra-romantic things couples say to each other, whether in a TV show or in a movie or on Instagram, I cringe. Because a) I can't imagine ever speaking like that to someone or even allowing someone to speak like that to me and b) I worry that … Continue reading Hearts In Our Eyes (Exodus 23)
Summary I've always liked rules. I know it's odd. Most kids groaned with every new restriction placed on them, but for some reason I have happily accepted them with a sort of peace. Whether it was carefully committing to memory the new rules my mom made for my and my brother's bedtime or reading carefully … Continue reading There’s A Law For That (Exodus 21)