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  • People of Peace / Gatekeepers

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    Jesus said to her, “You’re right! You don’t have a husband – for you have had five husbands, and you…

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  • Women through Jesus’ eyes

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    “Learn this now and learn it well, my daughter: Like a compass needle that points north, a man’s accusing finger…

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  • ‘Woman, why are you crying?’

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    I had returned for a visit to the South Asian city where I had previously worked. Dr Zahra had heard…

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  • Weeping with those who weep

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    I was sitting with my language teacher, reading a piece she had chosen by a Palestinian poet, where he mourned…

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  • Choose to challenge

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    It is 8th March as I write this post, that means it is International Women’s Day. The theme of this…

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  • Wedding

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    My neighbours had invited me to join them at a relative’s wedding in a Middle Eastern city.  We were given…

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  • Gendered spaces are not all bad

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    How should we view gendered space, women only spaces? Can it be more than a culturally designated space that defines…

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  • An Unlikely Pair

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    The stories of two women, and what they teach us.  At the heart of the Joseph narrative in Genesis (38,…

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  • Being the guest: standing on holy ground

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    My experiences of hospitality in the Middle East North Africa, and South Asia, has always been that of generous hospitality.…

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  • Hope in turbulent times

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    The beginning of this month was marked not only by the season of Advent Hope, but by the hope made…

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