Category Archives: Women

Josh and Anna, or Jacob and Leah

Anna Duggar is the Leah of our time. Continue reading

Posted in Book of Genesis, Christianity, compassion, current events, Dignity, Duggars, Empathy, Evangelicalism, faith, Fundamentalism, God, Hell, King James Bible, Leah, Obedience, pain, pop culture, religion, Rich Mullins, Separation, Suffering, The Red Tent, Women | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

The Face on Your Currency

I think we as women need to take responsibility for how we are perceived. Continue reading

Posted in beauty, Culture, current events, Dignity, Feminism, Judgment, pop culture, Women | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments

Rodalena Rants: The Hobby Lobby Decision

Why must some of my favorite stores become political lightning rods? Continue reading

Posted in America, Birth Control, Culture, current events, Healthcare, Hobby Lobby, politics, Privacy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, SCOTUS, Women | Tagged , , , , , | 18 Comments

Rodalena Reviews: The Red Tent

“The story it told was unremarkable: a tale of love found and lost- the oldest story in the world. The only story.” -Anita Diamant Continue reading

Posted in Biblical Heroes, Biblical interpretation, Book of Genesis, Books, Controversy, courage, faith, Literature, Motherhood, pain, Rodalena Reviews, Silence, Spirituality, The Red Tent, Women | Tagged , , , , | 12 Comments

Rodalena Repents: The Bathroom Cupboard

(I’d like it noted for the record that the title of this post indicates the need for Another Necessary Series around here.) Continue reading

Posted in Aging, Bathrooms, beauty, Chelly, Fashion, girl stuff, humor, orchids, Pinterest, Rodalena Repents, Simple Living, Women | Tagged , , , , , | 34 Comments

Pearls of Wisdom

In her life, just as in her writing, Pearl treated ordinary people with a reverent humanity. Continue reading

Posted in Adoption, beauty, compassion, Culture, Heroes, humility, Literature, Pearl S. Buck, Quotes, Reading, Simplicity, The Good Earth, Women | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

My Biblical Heroes: Vashti

I am the back-story,
The history he wants to ignore. Continue reading

Posted in beauty, Biblical Heroes, Book of Esther, courage, death, Dignity, Obedience, pain, Personal Responsibility, Poetry, religion, Vashti, Women | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Fearless Eyes

Happy birthday, Margaret. Continue reading

Posted in American History, Art, beauty, courage, Culture, Margaret Bourke-White, photography, Women | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments