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Making Valentines

This year, I’ve been obsessed with painting Valentines. I’ve made dozens of them in two sizes: 4.25″ x 5.5″ and tiny ones that are about 2.5″ x 3.5″. I had so much fun. Today we had a Valentines sale at … Continue reading

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Cut up your manuscript.

I’m working on a book about how I got to be a feminist in religion. It’s a memoir that examines some of the experiences and influences that have shaped me along the way. I’ve been working on this project for … Continue reading

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Summer Heat

The Weather in North Carolina has finally cooled off, but mid-July was a scorcher. When I walked outside last Sunday afternoon, it felt like I might be baked alive on the sidewalk. The thermometer said it was 100 degrees, much … Continue reading

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Duke Divinity School & Diversity

Duke Divinity School is in the news again. This time a conservative professor was critical of diversity training and urged his colleagues to stay away: ““Don’t lay waste your time by doing so. It’ll be, I predict with confidence, intellectually flaccid: there’ll … Continue reading

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Just Keep Going

I’m pleased to announce the publication of my latest book. Just Keep Going: Advice on Writing and Life by Jeanette Stokes (RCWMS, 2016) $20.00 (includes tax & shipping) “In this book you’ll find a wise guide, a skilled writer and … Continue reading

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My father was arrest in 1972

NYT reports today: “The Oklahoma Legislature on Thursday passed a bill that would effectively ban abortions by subjecting doctors who perform them to felony charges and revoking their medical licenses — the first legislation of its kind.” This is why … Continue reading

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Following a Female Line

Following a Female Line by Jeanette Stokes (Words & Spirit, 2015) Regular price $20.00 ISBN 978-0-9821848-7-5 Jeanette Stokes began to suspect that values she found wedged in her psyche were an unwitting inheritance from the women in her female line. How in … Continue reading

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