Happy Fathers Day!

When I was very young, I quickly realized that popular perceptions of what it means to be a “Dad” did not jive with how my own father went about the job. Every day of my life, I have always known that being my dad was the single most important thing… Continue reading

Mothers Day Wishes

  As a child, I watched with some amusement the almost comical, fawning performances typical of Southern, evangelical churches on Mother’s Day. As a teenager, I came to realize that much of the rhetoric contained therein actually functioned to reinforce patriarchal structures that intentionally excluded women from leadership roles, and… Continue reading