In this post, published back in May or June of 2015, I imagined that I was giving a graduation speech to young people who were graduating out of their Mennonite lives. I know that it is generally better to wait to be asked for advice before giving it but this is the internet and I … More To the Class of 2015
I hesitate to tell people I’m Mennonite because of the pause and obvious cognitive dissonance that follows. Not always. If I’m anywhere close to Winnipeg at the time, it’s not a problem. The Mennonites around there tend to look like me. And elsewhere, there are always lots of people who have never heard of Mennonites. … More Who you calling Assimilated?