At some point, we have all bought into the lie that says we don’t have enough. I’m not just talking about stuff, although there is some sort of frantic urgency to get the newest electronic toy phone, snag a copy of the newest hot book, attend the newest conference. We may not be caught in the craze for things, but we have still believed the lie that who we are isn’t…
What does it mean to embody feminism?
This is an idea that has stuck with me for a few weeks now, the idea that each one of us embodies and defines feminism simply by being a feminist. Each one of us brings our own definition of what it means to actually live and think that women are fully, complexly, and completely people, and all humanity is indeed created equal. Each one of us incarnates…
[Trigger warning: I am talking about my own issues and experiences with self-harm. This can be a…
Trust and Savage Unplugged: Cross-Sex Friendships
I have a close friend who is a girl.
Natalie Trust and I have been friends for just about a year.…
I was lied to about sex.
Somewhere in my past there was a concerted effort to hype up sex and at the same time present it as the most dangerous thing in the world. Purity cards, abstinence based health courses in my Christian schools, all those damn books…
I’ll Sing My Songs
I used to play my guitar.
I used to play spiritual songs, write my own melodic poems, and play out…
Go get a cup of tea. We need to talk.
I’ve got some deep wounds I think it’s time I come clean…
I am Privilege
This is what privilege looks like.
I am not silenced for speaking out of turn. I am not heard with…
I feel like a loser.
I feel like a loser because my wife had what amounts to an emotional affair. I…