Lipstick and Seminary

October 7, 2014

“… men sized me up from my blonde hair to my snow boots: ‘Why are you in seminary? They emphasized you the way boys on the playground had emphasized like a girl. That mortified me, and it took heaven’s help not to say the first words that jumped to mind: Don’t you know?! It’s the money, the sex and the power! Since I doubted they would think that was as ironic and funny as I did, I refrained. Smiling over my imagined answer, I gave my real answer: ‘I’m in seminary because I love God’s word and want to teach and write about it with integrity.'”

Read the rest of Amy R. Buckley’s article on She Loves Magazine.

posted by Marg Herder

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