1 Corinthians 13:5

5″  [Love] does not dishonor others…” In church a few weeks ago, we focused on 1 Corinthians 13 (perhaps one of the most widely read verses), and were given the task of implementing one of the commandments each week. As I sat in church that Sunday, I contemplated which task I wanted to undertake. I’ve […]

My Role, as a Woman, in Society

I would call myself a feminist. For one, I was raised in a family that cultivated fiercely independent woman. My grandma’s favorite advice to share with me is that I should start a ‘divorce account’; she always jokes that her philosophy is, “what’s mine is mine and what’s yours is mine”. My mother, whose first […]

“I wanted the world to know that no one had a perfect life, that even the people who seemed to have it all had their secrets” –Jeanette Walls, ‘The Glass Castle’

  The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls is a true and humbling Cinderella story. It is about Jeanette Walls and her experiences growing up as one of four children, an alcoholic/genius father, and a mother who is disgraced by social injustice/domestic habits/rules and regulations. The vignettes outline the dysfunction the children were raised in–and some hidden […]