It’s Not You: Why We Need to Stop Blaming Ourselves for Every Little Thing

I had a major epiphany last week.  Are you ready for it? It’s not you. It’s not me. I am actually not necessarily the cause of all of my problems. Some of you probably just read that and thought “duh,” but this was an earth-shattering, ground-breaking revelation for me. I know I wrote about something … Continue reading It’s Not You: Why We Need to Stop Blaming Ourselves for Every Little Thing

I Know You’re Mad at United but… (Thoughts from a Pilot Wife About Flight 3411)

Originally posted on The Pilot Wife Life:
If there’s one thing I have learned over the years, it’s that there are always two sides to every story. On April 9th, a very unfortunate incident played out on United Flight 3411, the video of which has since gone viral causing a mass social media uprising with an… Continue reading I Know You’re Mad at United but… (Thoughts from a Pilot Wife About Flight 3411)

Ephesians 5:22: When Men Add Commands to the Bible

Originally posted on The Equality Workbook: Freedom in Christ from the Oppression of Patriarchy:
Paul’s alleged command in Ephesians 5:22, “Wives submit to your husbands,” forms the foundation of the complementarian view that husbands must exercise authority over their wives in Christian marriage.[i]  This supposed command is often supplemented and reinforced by headings that have… Continue reading Ephesians 5:22: When Men Add Commands to the Bible

Sometimes It’s Not You: Chronicles of a Plus-Sized Zumba Instructor Part V (and a special announcement!)

It’s officially been a little over one year since I got licensed to be a Zumba instructor, and — can I tell you? — I’m exhausted (but in a good way). I really wanted to write this post last month, but I’ve been so busy and so tired. Around this time last year, I was … Continue reading Sometimes It’s Not You: Chronicles of a Plus-Sized Zumba Instructor Part V (and a special announcement!)