Which Disney Princess is the Most Mennonite

This post was originally published on the old site in February 2015. I’ve left it pretty much the same. This is what happens when two impossible ideals of femininity collide. I’m not talking about body image here. It is true that Mennonite women, like other human women, don’t look like Disney princesses. But that’s not … More Which Disney Princess is the Most Mennonite

Lent, not Lent

This post was first published in 2015. As the saying goes, we Mennonites don’t practice the season of Lent because we live as if in Lent all the time. Quote that to Mennonites and they won’t recognize it as a joke (or insult). Several will suddenly look pensive and feel guilty about the little extravagances … More Lent, not Lent