Dangerous Women…

by Kym on January 28, 2010

My blog friend Meghan shared this at sweetsadiemarie.com, and I wanted to pass it on to you.

Another friend and I have been discussing, “What is your passion?”
Well, this sums it up for me.

Dangerous Women
May we be dangerous women.
May we be women who acknowledge our power to change, and grow, and be radically alive in God.
May we be healers of wounds and righters of wrongs.
May we weep with those who weep and speak for those who cannot speak for themselves.
May we cherish children, embrace the elderly, and empower the poor.
May we pray deeply and teach wisely.
May we be strong and gentle leaders.
May we sing songs of joy and talk down fear.
May we never hesitate to let passion push us , conviction propel us, and righteous anger energize us.
May we strike fear into all that is unjust and evil in the world.
May we dismantle abusive systems and silence lies with truth.
May we shine like stars in a darkened generation.
May we overflow with goodness in the name of God and by the power of Jesus.
And in that name, and by that power, may we change the world.

~ Lynne Hybels
Nice Girls Don’t Change the World


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Kenny Payne March 11, 2010 at 4:01 pm

Loved the poem, I live with a dangerous woman and I could relate to every line.


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