Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Yes, even nuns have vaginas

Via Andrew Sullivan, I really enjoyed this defense of the Vagina Monologues written by an anonymous nun. An excerpt:
Wouldn’t it be wonderful to present Mary as a model to women who fully experienced the blessing of motherhood? Can we fully accept the fact that Jesus was human in every way that we are, as the book of Hebrews tells us, and that this included the fact that he experienced a birth just like we do? This alone would give women the message that every part of her is sacred, most especially those parts of her body that actively participate in God’s creative plan, because not only were they created by God who proclaimed that everything He made was good, but that God Himself touched them intimately.

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