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This is My Body: Embracing the Messiness of Faith and Motherhood

This is My Body: Embracing the Messiness of Faith and Motherhood

Guest blog post by Hannah Shanks, author of This is My Body: Embracing the Messiness of Faith and Motherhood.  She writes about the intersections of faith, church history, social justice and personal experience at hannaheshanks.com. It was 3am. I was 3 days postpartum, awake, and alone. My 

Why Being Fat Was the Best Thing That’s Ever Happened to Me

  Anne Lamott on her thighs, also know as “the aunties”: “We walked along, the aunties and me … I could feel the aunties beaming. They had been in the dark too long. It did not trouble me that parts of my body — the auntie