A few weeks ago, a woman got onto the subway at the stop after mine, and after awhile, she began to preach. At first, I thought she might have been the slightest bit crazy, because she started by quoting random lyrics to old-school church songs (but saying them, not singing them), and it’s not unusual in…
In December 2014, a pastor named Stephen Kim (of whom I had never heard) posted an article on his blog, nycpastor.com, entitled Ten Men Christian Women Should Not Marry. It got a little bit of press in social media circles, but not much. Until he published a follow-up article: Ten Women Christian Men Should Not…
— 1 — Happy Friday, everyone! If you haven’t yet discovered the gem that is Random Cathy: Life Outside The Lines, now is your chance! Cathy wrote a post last week called Thoughts On Growth And Change that perfectly captures the fluidity of faith and the constancy of God. It’s probably poor blogging strategy to be all like…
I remember coming home from a conference on cross-gender friendship a couple years ago, and calling one of my best friends from college. “How’d it go?” she asked. “It was awesome. I learned a lot… oh, and I think I’m an egalitarian feminist.” She started laughing. “No, really. I think I’ve been one for awhile, actually….
Jesus Feminist. It took me months to get through this book – not because it was a difficult read, but because it was a great one. I would read up to a point, and then I’d have to set it down and just think about it for awhile. And then life would happen. And then I’d pick…
Simple Felicity is, at its heart, a blog based on the unshakeable belief that happiness really isn't all that complicated. Sometimes finding it can be - but happiness itself is pretty simple, and it's often found in the simplest of things: good food, good books, and good company. So those are the things I write about, along with a few other things that really matter to me, including faith and feminism.
A bit about me: My name is Happy. I have an amazing talent for misplacing my keys, a deep appreciation for whomever looked at the coffee bean and thought, "Hey, I wonder what would happen if I roasted this?", and road trips to Michigan are pretty much my favorite.
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"Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it." —Helen Keller via @momentumdash
"Watch carefully the magic that occurs when you give a person just enough comfort to be themselves." —Atticus via @momentumdash
"Failure is success if we learn from it." —Malcolm Forbes via @momentumdash
"Be kind; everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle." —Ian Maclaren via @momentumdash
The long, dark, and extremely chilly days of late autumn/early winter are finally creeping into the city. ow.ly/xp2v30gCmwg
There's something beautifully compelling and yet simultaneously awful about rainy fall days in New York. ow.ly/ARkH30gdy2c
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