The Best of Her.meneutics 2012: Writers' Choice
We already know, based on last week's top 10 list, what Her.meneutics articles got the most pageviews. Now we find out which posts stood out among our own writers.
Bowing Down to Your Birthing Ball? Dismantling the Idol of the Perfect Birth, by Gloria Furman, guest writer (July 30)
Sharon Hodde Miller: "This year I became pregnant and was introduced to the crazy culture of American motherhood. The learning curve is steep, the opinions dogmatic. As I prepared to give birth and become a mother, I often found myself tempted to exert control over every detail I could, which only produced greater anxiety in me. Fortunately, Furman's piece corrected my perspective and re-centered it on God."
Bullied News Anchors and Our Fear of Fat, by Lisa Ann Cockrel (October 8)Rachel Marie Stone: "Even Christian books on health and diet miss the important fact that, as Cockrel writes, 'Health is an equation, full of variables, many of which we can't see or don't understand.' ...1