This is my home

What does a gender-just world look to you?
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Faith reflections: Change keeps on changing

by Angela T. Khabeb

I’m surrounded by change. I look outside my window and notice the familiar sight of leaves changing colors. Daylight is fleeting as night arrives earlier and stays longer. It’s almost as if autumn is Mother Nature’s ambassador for change. Not only is change swirling around me, but it is also stirring from within me. MORE ›

Cafe group: Gender justice

May 2018
This is my home
by Sister Clare Josef-Maier
A young mother reflects on the meaning of living in a gender-just world after the birth of her baby.

Faith reflections: Change keeps on changing
by Angela T. Khabeb
A mother walks alongside her child during a time of change.


God as mother

Michelle Terry

We don’t talk about God as woman or mother, even though the biblical witness does and even though the saints before us frequently did. We are poorer in our understanding of God for not lifting up those passages.MORE ›

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