Mar 8, 2014 - Kind of Random    1 Comment

Lent 2014 (Day 4): International Women’s Day

Dear Pope Francis,

Today is International Women’s Day. I’m not sure it’s appropriate for me, as a man, to write on that. So, I thought I’d share words of wisdom from a couple of important women.

The first is Sr. Elizabeth Johnson, whom I wrote about yesterday. When asked why, as a woman and a feminist, she chooses to stay in the Church, she replied:

Quote from Elizabeth Johnson


The second is from Malala Yousafzai, the young woman from Pakistan who was shot in the head because she dared to demand education for girls.

Malala Yousafzai quote


I think both of these quotes bear reading today.

Your friend,


(P.S. Thanks to Rev. Daniel and Kaya Oakes for these photos.)

1 Comment

  • Thank you Kevin for being so sensitive to the words of women.

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