homeward-bound: life transcending after death

My legacy is not just for myself, but will carry on for my children and their children. Something future generations can carry on and claim as their own. A few weeks ago, I visited a more conservative Baptist church than where I’d normally attend. It was the stereotypical Easter-type sermon but before Resurrection Sunday: The …

Power to the Woman: Even Men Should be Feminists

When I tell men how I participate in women's events and rallies, sometimes I get double-takes and certain looks that seem to question how radical I am -- if I'm "too liberal" and a rabble-rouser. I get asked if I shave my legs, if I'm "one of those bra-burners," or if I've ever been a lesbian. But when it …

Professional Girl Power Movies

Last night, one of my best friends and I reminisced on our college-girl dreams while watching The Devil Wears Prada.  We realized that we both one day aspired to take on a role like that of Meryl Streep's character (the "Devil" of the movie).  Then, it made me think how much my dreams have evolved over …

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