Let Us Be Women Who Love (SheLoves Magazine)
Let us be women who live for Peace.
Let us be women who breathe Hope.
Let us be women who create beauty.
Let us be women who Love
In Which I am Part of the Insurgency (Sarah Bessy at EmergingMummy)
Our big voices of freedom and workers for the wholeness of women stand as the generals and governments, the tacticians and leaders are our Allied forces. So I will be the French Resistance. I will be the small underground movement, the insurgency, the one taking every opportunity, however small, to strike a blow for the Kingdom's way of womanhood.Where Do Introverts Fit in the Church? (A Holy Experience)
But my wife’s fruit of the Spirit song spoke truth. It played through my head one afternoon, perhaps was put in my head, and I remembered that “extrovertedness” is not a fruit of the Spirit.Better Homes and Bloggers (Bitch Magazine)
What may be most frustrating about the rise of a particular stripe of lifestyle blog is that so few of them elicit the challenge to societal expectations of femininity one would reasonably expect in a medium so dominated by women. While lifestyle bloggers can rightly claim that their “choice” (that is, their privilege) to not work outside the home, their choice to be primary parents to their children, and their excitement about re-wallpapering their downstairs bathroom is just that—an individual choice.The Future of Feminism: Not Your Ordinary Mother’s Blog (Ms. magazine blog)
From blogs like Birthing Beautiful Ideas to wood turtle, feminist mothers are writing not only about their daily lives and their children, but also creating necessary dialogue around topics other feminist blogs dissect: patriarchy, kyriarchy, sexism, sexualization, gender stereotypes, reproductive rights, religion and more. Many of the blogs tackle heated topics such as judgement between mothers, birthing choices and breastfeeding.Top 10 Wins for Women Movements (Global Fund for Women)
As millions rose up last year demanding justice, women were on the front lines and behind the headlines pushing to advance human rights. Global Fund for Women celebrates International Women’s Day with ten victories won by our grantee partners in 2011. From securing bodily rights to delivering justice to rape survivors, women are indeed ushering in peace and justice for all.Feminism’s final frontier? Religion. (Washington Post, On Faith)
I think of these faithful conservative females in this political season, struggling to make ends meet and keep their eyes on God as the men of the right, also known as “the patriarchy,” disrespect and insult them.Where Did Social Enterprise Come From, Anyways? (GOOD)
In order to solve society’s greatest challenges, we need to mobilize the power of business to help scale solutions—and business can scale solutions much quicker and with many greater resources than can nonprofits.What interesting articles/blogs have you stumbled across this week? Let me know in the comments!