50 Women Every Christian Should Know by Michelle DeRusha {Book Review}

50 Women Every Christian Should Know: Learning from Heroines of the FaithI should have reviewed this book about five month ago, but the truth is I still haven't made it through all the entries yet. So I haven't felt like I should write my review yet. But since it seems I won't be finishing it in … Continue reading 50 Women Every Christian Should Know by Michelle DeRusha {Book Review}

Good News for Weary Women by Elyse M. Fitzpatrick {Book Review}

I'll be honest and say that I picked this book because I expected not to like it. It seemed like good fodder for a writer just coming to terms with a little bit of feminism. Books written specifically for women can be hard to stomach. But I was surprised with this one. Good News for … Continue reading Good News for Weary Women by Elyse M. Fitzpatrick {Book Review}

Eyes Fiercely Shut

I wrote much of the body of this post almost a year ago. I just haven't gotten brave enough to post it. But since it is seeming like more and more of the stories I want to tell are hinging on this one - the unravelling of my unswerving acceptance of gender roles and gender … Continue reading Eyes Fiercely Shut

Diving, Returning, Obscurity, and Leaving :: ideas worth sharing ::

My brain is mess of thoughts these days. It seems to be always going back and forth between the mundane, the removed, the riled-up, the to-do list, the wishful thinking and everything else. It just won't stop. I had a dream last night about diving into a swimming pool. I'm pretty sure I was much … Continue reading Diving, Returning, Obscurity, and Leaving :: ideas worth sharing ::

Words, Community, and Controversy :: ideas worth-sharing::

I'm starting up my monthly lists of links again. I'm always finding things I want to talk about or share. The problem is I don't always have the time to write about them. So I'll just keep a list and choose the best of the best to share. So, without further ado, january's ideas worth … Continue reading Words, Community, and Controversy :: ideas worth-sharing::

Delight in Him {a community of women begins}

"We rejoice and delight in you; we will praise your love more than wine." -Song of Solomon 1:4 This new thing I keep mentioning and trying to write a post on and failing. Is a study of sorts. It's something I've been needing. For a while now I've felt a gap in how girls and … Continue reading Delight in Him {a community of women begins}

Day 15: Finished a book!

Something about only having two books with you and basically nothing else to occupy your down time gets books read. I'm very good at starting books...but finishing them generally takes longer than five days...for non-fiction at least. Yesterday I finished "Half the Church" by Carolyn Curtis James. I pulled some other quotes as I read … Continue reading Day 15: Finished a book!

Quotes and links – june

I can't believe it is July already! Here are some quotes to start the month, some wonderful posts to read, and a hilarious video for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy :) ~~~~~~~~~~ YOU MAY NOT BE ABLE TO SEE THE DIFFERENCE THAT YOU’RE MAKING, THE LIVES YOU’RE TOUCHING, THE JOY YOU’RE BRINGING. BUT IT’S THERE. IT’S REAL. … Continue reading Quotes and links – june