The Handmaid’s FAIL?

Millions of years ago when I was in school, I read The Handmaid’s Tale. And I’ll confess–as with all of Margaret Atwood’s works, it gave me the creeps. I don’t remember every precise detail of its story. However, I still have enough of it with me to recall its overarching themes. It deals specifically withContinue reading “The Handmaid’s FAIL?”

Books: See Me After Class

Well, guys. I still want to work in education. I’ll tell you about that another time. Long story short–yesterday I had one hell of an epiphany about my career. Last night I went and shopped my basement for teaching books. Thank God I didn’t burn them like I’d once planned. I found most of them.Continue reading “Books: See Me After Class”

Books: Brazen

I remember when I first read Brazen. After an evening out, my copy was at home waiting for me. Earlier, I’d gone to Paris Lectures–an event where I’d shared some of my dreams in front of a hometown crowd. Since then, I’ve paid close attention to my struggle to keep my aspirations alive. Overall, Brazen focusesContinue reading “Books: Brazen”

Review: A Year of Biblical Womanhood by Rachel Held Evans

Source Rachel Held Evans’ A Year of Biblical Womanhood is engaging. She brings her readers on a journey and shows us what can happen when someone decides to take some of the Bible’s commands concerning feminine conduct literally. For those readers who are not aware, there’s a faction of Christianity that is obsessed with upholdingContinue reading “Review: A Year of Biblical Womanhood by Rachel Held Evans”