Image by Tumisu from Pixabay Children love stories about their parents as kids, especially stories their parents don't want them to hear. Stories can make sense of the world, express our humanity, and change the way we see the world. After lunch recess, my sixth graders returned to the classroom eagerly. What awaited them was … Continue reading We Love Stories
Julia, granddaughter of Julius Caesar, and the infamous Herodias are two women from the chronicles of first-century European history. At the same time on the other side of the world (Asia) womankind enjoyed freedom forbidden women in later centuries, and some still frown upon to this day. Reading of women's lives in growing empires around the world familiar patterns repeat. Men go to war, establish empires, then plot and plan on how to control women's sexuality.