Category Archives: Women’s Issues

Speak Out for the Voiceless

March 8, 2017

Today, March 8, millions of women around the world will observe a day set aside just for them. It’s called International Women’s Day, and it began in the U.S. But most American women don’t commemorate it. Some don’t even know it exists. International Women’s Day is a day to celebrate and honor women. The first […]

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Do You Hate Mother’s Day?

May 3, 2016

In the May issue of The Redbud Post, Redbud Writers explore themes of grief and loss. Many people, even those struggling to cope with loss, will avoid talking about such heavy topics, especially in the spring and around Mother’s Day. Yet these topics bring us deeper into community and into the sacred. (Read my article […]

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How to Make Mother’s Day Less Difficult (for you and for others)

May 5, 2015

Mother’s Day isn’t a sunny flower-filled day for a lot of women.  You may be an empathetic soul and understand that certain women (those struggling with infertility and those who have lost a child) will have a hard time on Sunday. But did you know that there are others for whom Mother’s Day hurts? It’s not […]

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The Sunday Many Women Hate Most in the Year

May 8, 2013

Several years ago, I started speaking up for non-moms. I wanted to sound the gong on an issue that many are either blissfully unaware of or choose to ignore. Though I’ve never been one to shrink from controversy, I soon tired of the apathy I confronted, apathy which echoed the sentiment that something must be […]

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