The Phoenix and Olive Branch: What’s in a Name?

What kind of obscure title is that, anyway? What does it mean? It’s a symbol of the way my thinking has changed since leaving fundamentalism. Let me explain. I was raised to be a dove. Gentle, innocent, inoffensive. Daughters of Christian Patriarchy must be meek, obedient, quiet, modest and pleasant. Submissive. Nurturing. Smiling. At all [Read More…]