07 Jul 2010
From Lissa Rankin, OB/GYN and founder of Owning Pink, came up with this list because she, “discovered that I do know a few things about being a woman in business and balancing the feminine energy that flows through me with the masculine energy I had to hone in order to succeed in my line of work.”
Italics are mine. Slightly edited.
Tips for being Feminine in the workplace
- Ask for and receive what you need, rather than pushing for it. The traditional masculine approach to business is to cram something down the throats of employees and clients. I’ve learned
03 Jun 2010
Are we confusing femininity with feminism?
The article says that even up until five years ago, being referred to as a “tomboy” was unconventional, eccentric and/or bizarre. Now, being a tomboy is something to strive for…? And they define “tomboy” as, “adventurous, confident, independent, rebellious, and ballsy.”
Frankly, I love being a FEMININE, adventurous, confident, independent, and yes….rebellious woman! (Tell me it’s not rebellious for a woman in this culture to wear SKIRTS and DRESSES every day!!!) (I choose not to be the last term).
Read what our culture is holding up as a goal these … Read the rest...read more
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02 Jun 2010
By Colleen Hammond, in Abortion, Catholic Church, Courtship, Devotions, Dressing with Dignity, Family Life, Feminism, Immodest, Masculinity, Modesty, Parenting, Skirts, Vatican | 6 Responses 6 Comments
PART 2 of Monsignor Cormac Burke’s meditation on femininity.
Mgr Burke, a lecturer at Nairobi University, Kenya, continues his profound meditation upon the role of the feminine and of the gift of self in reaching human fulfilment. In this part he convincingly brings out the character of true love, and its counterfeit promoted within modern culture. Part One was published in our March issue.
5. Two Contrasting Modes of Sexual Identification
The main thesis of my book Man and Values is that we do not fulfil ourselves just around ourselves. The thrust of fulfilment is not … Read the rest...read more
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01 Jun 2010
The Quest for Feminine Identity (Part I)
Mgr Burke offers a profound meditation upon the role of the feminine and of gift of self in reaching human fulfilment. He brings out some of the inhuman tendencies in this regard promoted by our culture. This paper was presented at the Ethics and Public Policy Center Conference, in Washington D.C. last April. We plan to publish Part Two in our next issue. Mgr Burke is a former Judge of the Roman Rota, the High Court of the Church, and now lectures at Strathmore University, … Read the rest...read more
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29 Jan 2010
It’s always very humbling to me when people are touched by “the little purple book”. Below is a Blog posting I found very moving. Thanks for your thoughtful insights, Brooke!
Original blog post here.
As women, we all know how much power we wield over men. Whether we use that power for good or for bad, we know that we have it. It’s been my experience that many women (even Christian women) have adopted our current culture’s mentality of, “If you’ve got it, flaunt it!” and “If he lusts after you, it’s his problem not yours!” Seriously? How selfish and
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