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By Diana Gee

I’m not getting any younger. My body protests with aches and discomfort from sitting too long or from sleeping in an awkward position. I don’t recover from physical activities as quickly as I did a few years ago. And my thoughts don’t seem to come as readily. Granted I have always been slow to formulate an opinion or response. I am one of those people who usually slap themselves with an “I should have said …” epiphany days after an altercation. But learning new things takes a lot more effort now. Aging is a firm reminder that change is happening. For women, that can often feel more like a sentencing instead a cause for celebration. (more…)

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By Wendy Choy-Chan

When I first considered going into seminary, a church friend asked if I had a calling to full-time ministry.  My answer was, “not really…  I just love to study the Bible and what I am getting at church and elsewhere is not enough.”  She then said, quite bluntly, that I shouldn’t go because I didn’t have a calling. (more…)

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By Wendy Choy-Chan

“Do you have to put everything through a theological filter?”  Such was the response I got from a disgruntled family member.  True, I had over-reacted towards his casual remark and almost turned it into a debate over the correct interpretation of the biblical text.  My excuse, though, was that I was buried in my theology textbooks at that moment.  However, there were some truths to his question, or complaint, for that matter. (more…)

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