in a church culture that would rather not know 'the real you' with your 'real problems'...that would rather just hold on to their *perceptions* of you instead of knowing truth and being bothered with anything other than rosy things...
the 'sinners' so often have it right. may the church truly learn from them.
~If a husband tells a wife that she is "equal in worth," but demands that he has the final say on important matters and claims that his opinion/authority holds heavier weight than hers in the family unit, then is she really equal in worth?~
(hint: the answer is no)I got some interesting comments on this one. So, I'm going to share those here. It just shows how conditioned us women are at using other methods (other than truth and honesty) to be heard, and even 'get our way' as she put it):
That is also the discussion that brought about probably my favorite comment ever. A meme made just for me by a college friend of mine. Hahaha. He (my friend) cracks me up!!
OMG, seriously...one of my favorites. Especially after all the backlash and pushback I have gotten in the past few years. My friend who made this is very smart, very funny, keeps it real, has an egalitarian viewpoint, and has had my back a few times in the past year (which, I cannot tell you just how much that means to me)...not because we are super tight (no, most of my 'super tight' friends and family members have gone), but just because he is able to see wrong when it rears its ugly head and isn't afraid to jump in and speak up and defend a friend, always in the most intelligent, loving way. He also always knows just when to step in and break the ice too...with a funny something or other like this. Hilarious. I might have to make it my profile picture one day. LOL.