Posts Tagged ‘silencing shame’
Cheesecake with cherries and I won’t go away….
I want a quick time-out to say plain what this story is not. I’m not moralizing; don’t have an agenda. If I ever carry a sign, it would be to champion hope. Women face impossible decisions and need a tender grace, not oversimplified, whitewashed shoulds. I’m pro-life. Pro-choice. Pro-solution. Pro-people. There isn’t a whisp of politics about any of this;…Read More
The story of “they”……
My childhood ended the night my water broke on a cold hospital floor. Mortified, I quickly apologized to the nurse who walked in and questioned, eyes still on her chart, “You’re still giving this baby up?” It was brisk business. “Yes,” the word comes from the far back of my throat and I’m embarassed by the…Read More