Let Us Be Women Who Love: In Afrikaans?

I was contacted by an Afrikaans Christian magazine in South Africa today, asking permission to publish an excerpt of the Manifesto (Let Us Be Women Who Love) in their November issue. They’ve taken the initiative to translate the excerpt into Afrikaans. They did a good job of translating the words. But my heart was raised […]

A Lament for Michael Brown

I mourn for Michael Brown My heart is broken, shattered even, but not as broken and shattered as his body spilled out onto the streets of Ferguson. One more life was taken. A life that crossed a road, raised hands and surrendered and yet, misunderstood judged killed before his moment to make his case. Before he […]

eighteen for 18

“But perhaps God can take their sacrifice and also lay it on an altar in Connecticut today …” At 18:30pm last night, my nine-year-old started an 18-hour famine. “Eighteen for eighteen” they call it. All week, she’s been walking around with her little donation sheet, hitting up friends and family, asking for money, so kids […]

A Love Letter to my {broken} Body

A little background to this Love Letter: On Saturday, we launched a synchroblog on SheLoves magazine: A Love Letter to my Body and Megan Gahan led us in her beautiful letter to her own body. It was a first for us on SheLoves and Claire, our Wellness Editor, and I were a little nervous, just […]

Immersion: In the Sanctuary of Women

“Mary … was a woman immersed in the Word, long before the Word immersed itself in her.” –Jan L. Richardson, In the Sanctuary of Women: A Companion for Reflection & Prayer. This will be my Christmas reading, thanks to the heads up by Heidi. I love Jan Richardson’s Sacred Journeys and could hardly wait for my […]