This is a Time for Maturity

This is a time for maturity.  We need Mothers. We need women who grow into maturity and take us under their wing and remind us to, Breathe. We need women who remind us: Stop. Rest. Make a cup of tea. Take time. Press in. Keep going. Grow up. You’ve got this. Now go, mother your […]

How Old is Sisterhood?

At first, you may simply see five women. Five women in a living room on a Thursday night. A husband who stood on the landing to capture the picture. Low light. Grainy iPhone quality. Five women marking a moment. If you lean in, you’ll learn this: These are five women who love Jesus. Five women who […]

Returning to the Mother City

   In three days, I will fly off to the Mother City in South Africa. Twelve years ago, I stood in the Waterfront in Cape Town and took this picture. That day, Scott and I had just returned from a tour of Robben Island where Nelson Mandela spent most of his years in prison during […]

Finding my Fringe Hallelujahs

I carried a book with me all day yesterday. We were at school at 7:15am and the bus dropped us back in front of the school at 8pm. It had been a full day on and off buses, chaperoning four 10-year-old girls. We moved between school buses and ferries, the Royal BC museum and the Legislative […]

Sisterhood Rising: But What If They Don’t Like Me?

There was a fleeting moment, two weeks ago, when a small voice wanted to come sit on my chest: What if they don’t like me? What if they hate my guts? I was sitting in my office, preparing for the women’s retreat I was leading that weekend for the sisterhood at Cedar Grove Church. Four […]