Posts Tagged: critical thought

Are Women Called to Heal the World?

    “They will beat their swords into plowshares…” -Isaiah 2:4 NIV     There is in woman the potential for the preservation of the globe, the health of society and the community of life of the human race. – Joan Chittister, Womanstrength   Traditional societies have honored the woman’s spiritual power. She has been a… Read more »

This Will Be My Last Prayer … Til Trump is Out of Office

  Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world Have mercy on us Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world Free us from the bondage of sin and death Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world Hear our prayer. Grant us peace. For the… Read more »

Desire … is it of God?

Delight yourself in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart. – Ps 37:4 Song of Songs 1:2-4 Let him kiss me with kisses of his mouth For better is your love than wine, Your anointing oils are fragrant, Your name is better than perfume poured out. Therefore women love you!… Read more »

The 3 Ways Removing Sexuality from Spirituality has Made us Bad Lovers

  The other day I was being interviewed for an upcoming podcast and was asked the number one issue I see in my practice.  I said it was couples complaining of having bad sex – not enough … quantity, pleasure, variety, intimacy … you name it. I made the point that our culture raises heterosexuals… Read more »

How the Purity Movement Causes Symptoms of Sexual Abuse

I put the paper down.  I was 15 papers in with 17 to go – sexual autobiography assignments of my graduate family therapy students. It was the second paper I had read in the last two hours of a young woman who had pelvic pain and vaginismus.  My stomach was in knots.  How many of these… Read more »

The Erotic is NOT the Pornographic!

The subject said: The Erotic as Power The email read: “You will love this.” My dear friend Jim, who knows my passion and commitment for people to discover what culture has failed to teach them about their capacity for intimacy and their erotic potential, sent to me a reading by Activist and Poet, Audre Lorde… Read more »