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The Birds & The Queen Bee

As much of an introvert as I am, people fascinate me. They things they do. The things they say. I consistently strive to understand the complexity of the rhythm of life and how it plays out through the lives of those around me. More often than not, I can be found on the sidelines, an […]

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An Open Letter To The Sisterhood

I wrote this several years ago and my heart clenches hard when I read these words.  But not because I am ashamed.  Because they are so true.  In black and white, varying incarnations throughout the years, this is what relationships with women have meant to me and many like me.  We have watched those girls. […]

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The Submission Myth Exposed

I wrote recently, in The Death of a Feminist about my struggle to live well in my role as wife and mother.  To get the first part of the story, start there. Life looks more like this now and here is my attempt to share how I came to understand the part submission really has to play […]

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Death of A Feminist

Part 1: A Broken Neck: The ladies at church used to say their husbands were the head but they were the neck. Then they’d giggle at each other and smile knowingly. There was an inside joke I didn’t understand. I thought they were weird. But, I was a just a kid and they seemed silly. Necks […]

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The Currency of Kindness – A Fairy Tale of Sorts

Once upon a time, not all that long ago, lived a queen in a very small kingdom. She had two sons she loved very much but were, as young princes are wont to do, they were filled with energy and excitement about everything wonderful and unknown in their whole kingdom.  Every. Single. Day. They could […]

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