The convent, monastery, or active consecrated life are other, often overlooked choices for women today. In fact, it is important to acknowledge that the first feminists were definitely nuns. Have you read some of the female saints? They are often strong, outspoken, witty and hilarious, hardly docile, meek, wall flowers or a clinging vines. No, women of God are mighty oak trees, sheltering God’s children in their branches as mothers, teachers, nurses and lovers of God. Glimpse some of the young women who love God and have consecrated themselves as nuns. They are a sign of a different sort of lifestyle, another choice for modern women today.