balances between the sexes...
I guess one of the things we can't complain about these days is a lack of material for spiritual reflection. I have simply never known a time where so much good spiritual material is published everyday. The challenge is in keeping up with it all.
In a sense today our focus is on two articles from those now significant international commentators from National Catholic Reporter, Sr Joan Chittister OSB and John L Allen Jr. In another sense they are both talking about the same issue — the disparity between the sexes. We have a long way to go before we get this balance right.
Have a great day wherever you happen to be ... in life, and in our world.
TOM'S TAKE ...
A hodge-podge reflection on my own search for spiritual meaning. Partly taking up from Milly's reflection yesterday and a conversation with John Briggs on the forum, Tom is exploring the meaning of all these spiritual concepts we are playing with. He also provides information about a lecture by Sr Joan Chittister that is well worth listening to. [more]
On John Allen's comments about the position of women in the Church Ruth's quite enamoured of the arguments John Allen has advanced in National Catholic Reporter about the Church doing much more for the dignity of women. She thinks women for far too long haven't been listened to and treated as second class in "the faithful". [more]