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Sitting with God and his questions

Sitting with God and his questions

Where are you? I am here Lord, speak to me. I get lost sometimes in my busyness, with my life, So I don’t come to you. Please, look for me…

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Questions God asked women

Questions God asked women

I have been spending some time recently looking at some of the questions, recorded in the Holy Book, that women were asked by God. We so often think of God…

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Talking about God – Grounded Theology

Talking about God – Grounded Theology

“You can pick up books on any of (the Middle Eastern conflicts around the turn of the century), riffle through the index, and not find a single woman. … (Women)…

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Covered Glory: The face of honour and shame in the Muslim World

Covered Glory: The face of honour and shame in the Muslim World

Book Review: Covered Glory: The face of honour and shame in the Muslim World Title of Book: Covered Glory: The face of honour and shame in the Muslim World Author:…

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Missing the mark

Missing the mark

Sin is the usual starting point for the message of the good news of God’s love for us all. We quickly go back to the first time humankind broke relationship…

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Are there other messages I am giving?

Are there other messages I am giving?

 The hand crafted silver jewellery was attractive, they caught my eye. I would like a pair of silver earrings to remind me of my time in Egypt. Which pair should…

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Divine Words, Female Voices: Muslima Explorations in Comparative Feminist Theology

Divine Words, Female Voices: Muslima Explorations in Comparative Feminist Theology

Title of Book: Divine Words, Female Voices: Muslima Explorations in Comparative Feminist Theology Author: Jerusha Tanner Lamptey Published: Oxford University Press, 2018 Reviewer: C. Hine Divine Words, Female Voices is…

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Shame washed in unconditional love

Shame washed in unconditional love

Noise! Dust! Shouting! Pushing! And into the middle of the crowd a dishevelled woman is pushed, falling to the ground. And then it starts. The accusations. Adulteress! Shame! Whore! Fists…

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Jesus Talking to a Woman

Jesus Talking to a Woman

As women we are grounded in time and space, in our families, in our communities with their histories, and in the daily needs of food and drink and rest for…

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The Dreaded Question … and how it has become the Most Exciting.

The Dreaded Question … and how it has become the Most Exciting.

Her eyes go down to the ground, she speaks even more softly. I know its coming. The most common question I am ever asked.  “Can I ask you something personal?…

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