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Climbing to the The Mountaintop, Part 1

Today is a great day for me—it’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day! I am a committee member for the DuPage County MLK Celebration tonight at Elmhurst College. Click here for details. If possible, join us!! If you know me, you know I am a devotee of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I am a 52 year-old white mother of four living in the heart of the Midwest. My county, (DuPage is west of Chicago), is not the poster county...

A little help for the Sacred Feminist?

I am doing a little “Sacred Feminist Research” and there are a few reasons why. I am interested in what moves other Sacred Feminists to action and I would like to help to bring inspiration to that in this blog. Also, I have been reading many other blogs about religion, feminism, some combination of the two and some anti-feminism blogs by women. The spectrum of material and views is amazing. I would love...

Mr. Lincoln, Can We Borrow Your Vision?

Last Saturday night my husband and I went to see the movie Lincoln. It is really wonderful and inspiring—quite a history lesson. But in the interest of full disclosure, I have to admit that I slept a bit throughout the movie. I simply couldn’t help it. Lincoln’s voice (or should I say Daniel Day Lewis’s voice) was so calming and soft tempered it just put me to sleep. My husband was shocked that I closed my...

Vote

Four years ago I printed t-shirts that said, “Vote Without Fear.” On the back I referenced “Night of Terror, November 15, 1917.” If you aren’t familiar with this story that has circulated about the horrors many women endured in order for each of us to be able to vote, The National Center for Excellence in Women’s Health summarizes the events in November quite well. The most...

I surrender to Sandy

I am sitting in my daughter’s Boston studio apartment, awaiting the worst of hurricane Sandy.  I’m not on my way to the airport to catch my flight home. I need to get home in order to leave for a business trip on Wednesday. But I can’t. And there isn’t anything I can do about it except….surrender. My husband’s boss eloquently said, “Don’t fight it. It will be less...

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