Tagged: women’s roles

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Pedestal Problem

A pedestal is a small stand to mount something on. It is a base for something decorative such as a statue, vase, or column. Figuratively, it is a place for some respected or highly...

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Bound Feet

In third grade, my teacher taught us a little about China. The only thing I remember was that I heard of China’s ancient custom of footbinding for the first time. I learned that very...

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Instruction Manual

In a thoughtful attempt to domesticate me, my mother gave me a bread machine for my birthday when I was a sophomore at college. At the time I was eating mostly ramen noodles and...

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Story

The stories we tell matter. They weave the core narrative of our collective culture. It was not until some time after I became a woman myself, and a mother, that I began to earnestly...

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Veiled

Posted by Zenaida Photo by playingwithbrushes Why do I have to wear a veil in the temple? A friend asked me why I don’t like being veiled in the temple.  I asked him to...

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Peter, Paul, and Mary

Posted by Zenaida At the recent Exponent retreat, the keynote speaker gave a presentation on the following verses of Paul’s epistles: 1 Tim. 2 11 Let the woman learn in asilence with all subjection....