Weighted Glory

Personal Reflections

Going Pescetarian

Vegetarianism vs. Omnivorism: A Brief Summary A few weeks ago, my younger sister was visiting from Seattle with her boyfriend wherein she surprised me with the announcement that she is a vegetarian now. Fried chicken wings, corn dogs, green beans with bacon cooked into them, and sloppy joes were all staples in the household where […] Read more…

God as Mother

(My belated Mother’s Day post) Stop. Before you read any further, you and I need to be on the same page. So, drop what you’re doing and go watch this 4-minute 42-second video review of Salt (2010) starring Angelina Jolie. Done? Good. Now on to the post. Read more…

Egalitarian Awakening

A few Mormon bloggers have done posts discussing when they became Mormon feminists (here and here). I thought I would ape them by discussing how I became a Christian egalitarian. I first began exploring the question of women in ministry as a teenager. A skeptical friend had pointed me to passages like 1Co 14:34-35 and […] Read more…

It’s Easter. Read “The Room.”

Happy Easter everyone. Normally I’m quite the snob about pop evangelicalism. Kirk Cameron, the Left Behind craze, Testamints, you name it, if it’s popular and evangelical I’m probably snarking about it. I don’t like sentimental poems about footprints in sand or gushy anecdotes about starfish and I don’t like those weepy chain e-mails that always […] Read more…