When I was a child, I was on the wrong end of a loaded gun. No, that’s not a metaphor. It was real, and it happened, but to this day, I sometimes forget about it. Until there’s a news story, and it happens to me all over again. The details are fuzzy, and I don’t(…)
“Nobody’s going to save you.
No one’s going to cut you down,
cut the thorns thick around you.
No one’s going to storm the castle walls nor kiss awake your birth,
climb down your hair, nor mount you onto the white steed.
There is no one who will feed the yearning.
Face it. You will have to do, do it yourself.”
― Gloria E. Anzaldúa
This week we will hear from #faithfeminisms writers on the matter of our bodies. We invite feminists anywhere and everywhere to join us in reflecting on the ways our bodies matter. In a day and age where what matters is fiercely contested on every turf and street we want to provide a space to meaningfully articulate what is fundamental about our flesh, our faces, our skin, our cells, our blood in every possible way.
Perhaps #bodiesmatter because of sexuality and gender, marriage, pregnancy or pregnancy loss, parenthood. There are so many ways we can expand the reality that bodies matter, and all bodies matter. Especially in this season of Advent as we ponder the incarnation of God in Jesus Christ,
we do so with courage and hope.
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