Jun 4, 2016


Jocelyn A. Sideco, June 2, 2016 | National Catholic Reporter

I commute to work each day: side streets to freeway to bridge over 7 miles of the beautiful San Francisco Bay to freeway, freeway and yet another freeway. These 33 minutes (without traffic) give me time to connect with world news, politics, and my own thoughts.

Like many drivers, I get easily startled by motorcyclists whizzing by in between lanes, carving out their own space. Some do this legally, some do this despite the danger and risk their own safety and the safety of others.

Today I caught myself thinking about women in the church and the current conversation of re-thinking women’s role in the life of the church as I sat both startled and annoyed by these motorcyclists sharing the road with me.

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