Beauty from Ashes

Yesterday, the world watched in sadness and sometimes in quiet song as vast portions of Notre Dame Cathedral came down in a blaze. Many mourned the loss of a place of such history and culture. But even more mourned the loss of a great bastion of beauty in the world. Tears were shed by some… Continue reading Beauty from Ashes

Girl, Wash Some Feet

Recently I read Rachel Hollis’s book Girl, Wash Your Face. To be honest, I read the book on a dare. I shared an article many months ago that I'd read that offered some critiques of her book, but several friends who had actually read Hollis's book suggested that I should read it for myself before… Continue reading Girl, Wash Some Feet

Inconvenient Friends: Finding the Power of Female Friendships Where I Least Expected

  Female friendships can be hard. Can I get an Amen? Nowhere other than in a group of women can you feel so insignificant, chubby, unstylish, judged, and out-of-the-loop. I’ve recently learned, though, how beautiful and powerful a group of women really can be. A few years ago, my family moved to Washington, D.C. for my… Continue reading Inconvenient Friends: Finding the Power of Female Friendships Where I Least Expected