On this balmy October morning, the cats and I woke up early to read Katherine Dykstra’s What Happened to Paula. In book’s midpoint, the word “possibility” appears, the same word that appears in my book Unstitched.
As the mother of two daughters, there’s so much conversation in our house about women’s bodies in this world — what keeps us well, what feeds our souls, and, inevitably, how women and men have a different experience in this world. Dykstra’s book is a narrative about a long-unsolved murder of a young woman, but also the story of women’s bodies and souls in our nation. Dykstra writes: “There is rarely physical equality between men and women.”
5 thoughts on “A Woman’s Body in the World.”
I remember when my daughter was young, I told her she could be anything she wanted. I don’t think she believed me. But now, she tells her own daughter the same thing. Possibilities.
That’s a nice story!!
PS I have only sons
My sister has only sons — seems like a different kind of parenting. 🙂
I think so, as well 🙏💜🙏