These Non-Profits Champion Women & Families

Yesterday in my daughter's backyard we celebrated Mother's Day. Hanging out under her hawthorn tree, iced drink in hand, listening to jazz tunes in the background, I felt richly blessed and grateful. Not all women have children and therefore not technically mothers, and may not have their own family. For that reason, Mother's Day is [...]

Aging With Grace–40 Women Over 40 Tell All

Even to your old age and gray hairs I am he, I am he who will sustain you. I have made you and I will carry you; I will sustain you and I will rescue you. Isaiah 46:4 NIV Two weeks ago I took my first ever trip to Grand Rapids, Michigan, to attend the [...]

Thoughts on Eastertide {practicing Resurrection}

When I set out last year to write "Living the Season Well-Reclaiming Christmas", I was looking to weave the rhythms of the church calendar liturgies into contemporary Christianity. As an accidental member of the Foursquare church I now refer to myself as a 'clueless Evangelical', a term a friend suggested when I bemoaned the loss [...]

How I Became a Twitter Convert and Kept My Salvation

I am still basking in the afterglow of a rich and rewarding 5 days at the Festival of Faith and Writing at Calvin College in Michigan. (Thank you, Grand Rapids, snow and all.) Since I have few available brain cells left for writing, I present to you a post from a n o t h [...]