Welcome to a blog of transitional voices. Coming out of evangelicalism, this site features writing on a wide variety of topics as we strive to traverse life with awareness and intention, valuing social justice, equality, and the complexities of Christian and humanist thought.
I recently learned there’s a stage of life called ‘the hag’. Not maiden, mother, or crone, hag comes somewhere in midlife and fiercely defies anyone’s desire to label her. Beauty, decorum and other (particularly patriarchal) productivity ideals be damned. She is often shunned by patriarchal…Keep reading
The Graduation Announcement Post
On April 15, the Shekinah Formation program graduated 10 students as Spiritual Directors and released them into the wild. We weren’t perfect students and we won’t be perfect directors. We were brave, and kind, and even had some fun with each other now and again,…Keep reading
A Review of Women Talking (warning: contains spoilers)
*CW: spiritual abuse, rape. — Recently I had the opportunity to watch the movie Women Talking, which was nominated for two Academy Awards and took home the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay.Keep reading
(un)Biblical Fundamentalism and Literalism, Part Three: Inerrancy and Biblical Idolatry
For some, this post may feel like drawing lines in the sand and pulling out the label-machine and slapping a bunch of those big ol’ stickers around that say, “Hello, my name is _.” At the risk of sounding like I’m justifying my position before…Keep reading
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