The Blessed Virgin Mary, working mother?

When I wrote my blog post about working moms yesterday and went to the most-awesome Pixabay to find a stock photo of a working mom, one of the choices it gave me was the picture above. Draw your own conclusions.   [Read more…]

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More on the ugly secret of working moms

An article on this just came out in The Week, capturing very clearly a lot of what I’ve felt for a while (and written about previously on this blog.) From the moment I became pregnant with my first child, who graduates high school this month, I’ve had the unshakable sensation that I’m faking big chunks [Read More…]

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The number one thing that might save academia

What would happen to academia if we started treating each other as people? [Read more…]

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Also a mother: ordination photo outtakes

A while ago I read a great book called Also a Mother: Work and Family as Theological Dilemma by Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore.  I recommend it. MISSION:WORK has offered some similar reflections in the past. Last week I was ordained a priest in the Episcopal Church (on April Fool’s Day, although it was not a joke!) [Read More…]

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7 secrets of success: part 6 of an interview with Gloria Nelund

Read the previous installments of our interview with Gloria Nelund, reprinted from Ethix: Defining financial success Helping the middle class Too big to fail? Don’t invest in anything you don’t understand Don’t solve your company issues in the men’s bathroom Quitting the Job [Nelund picks up on the story of quitting her job from our [Read More…]

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Don’t solve your company issues in the men’s bathroom: part 5 of an interview with Gloria Nelund

Read the previous installments of our interview with Gloria Nelund, reprinted from Ethix: Defining financial success Helping the middle class Too big to fail? Don’t invest in anything you don’t understand Gender Issues Let’s talk about gender issues. There weren’t many women executives at Deutsche Bank when you were there. What are the challenges of [Read More…]

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