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In His Footsteps

What would happen, I asked myself, if I googled the phrase “Christian Shoes?”This here is the “Deception” shoe for women. That’s “Deception,” as in “Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting, but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.” . . . . Continue Reading »

Zebra

Up and down the oneway streets of houses huddled deep and close together, sycamores, live oaks brace up to the concrete, break through, their dark roots surfacing, disrupting the order of a New Orleans neighborhood. A block away the laughter, the games belong to black . . . . Continue Reading »

Feminism: Beyond the Second Stage

Barbara Bush finally got to speak at the Wellesley commencement last June, despite protests from 150 seniors that she did not embody the qualities that Wellesley seeks to instill in its students because she had dropped out of Smith to become a wife and mother. At about the same time, another Smithie . . . . Continue Reading »

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