by Cari Jackson and Katey Zeh Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice Inspired by: How shall we sing God's song in a strange land? (Psalm 137:4) How do we honor Mothers in this pandemicWhen many Mothers are dying without their loved ones nearAnd Others are grieving dying children they cannot touch?How do we sing God's song in this Read More
What is Reproductive Loss?
What is reproductive loss?I did all the Googling. I looked in the books I have about reproductive health and rights. I couldn't find a good definition. So, I created my own. "Reproductive loss is an inclusive term for any experience of grief in a person’s life related to their reproductive health, fertility, the outcomes of a pregnancy, or the Read More
How to Talk About Abortion in Church
Abortion. Does the word stir up emotions? Does it cause you unease, even anger? You’re not alone. Say “abortion” in a public setting, and undoubtedly the reaction will be strong and visceral. Say it in the pulpit? The idea is enough to make even the most prophetic among us quake and quiver. Our discomfort with discussing abortion, Read More
Should I Have a Kid?
“Did you always know that you wanted to be a parent?” A few weeks ago while recording an episode for our podcast Kindreds, my co-host asked. We talked at length but in short, the answer was, no. When I was young and single, the idea of having a kid was something that seemed like an eventual, yet distant given for my life. But when the question Read More