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This is the final part of my 3 – part talk on being childless by choice, a talk I presented at Stellenbosch University. This is my favourite part of the whole thing because I’ve learned that extended parenthood is...
From personal reflection about the Christian response to childlessness, I have learned two things. Firstly, in denominations where complementarianism or patriarchal values are upheld, a woman’s value is believed to be tied in to her role as a wife...
Lauren's Writing Portfolio
Lauren has been a freelance journalist and writer since 2011. Her writing focuses on story-telling, profiling extraordinary people, sharing truth, poetry and magical stories. This section features some of her latest contributions and past writing work. Take a look and we hope one of these articles will be a blessing to you! Lauren is a professional member of PenSa, and is a monthly contributor to Off the Page Magazine and Spice4Life.Full Portfolio
New Historical Fiction Book -By Lauren Jacobs
Shelamzion dreams of living for a cause. As a Maccabean descendant, her family had defeated the Greeks occupying Judea and had restored the nations independence. But her uncle the king rules with greed and selfish ambition, isolating her family from the people. An arranged marriage to her cousin shatters her dreams of purpose and her longing to marry Yaakov her tutor. Shelamzion watches her husband the newly crowned king, continue his fathers reign of tyranny. Lines are drawn, civil war spills blood on to Jerusalem’s street and Shelamzion is faced with personal loss and the desire to rise up and protect her people. But Yahweh has never chosen a queen to rule over Israel before, so will he do it this time?