The Most Important Video You’ll Watch This Week

Last night I turned in a 40 page draft of my thesis; which is awesome, but obviously I’ve been a little busy for blogging. But even though I’m not going to write a lot in this post, I hope you watch this video and think about the ways misogyny creeps into your daily life....

Life as a Not-Yet Mommy

This Mother’s Day was not unlike any other that I’ve had before. We had a quick dinner with my parents to celebrate my mom and we called my mother-in-law to wish her our love.  But it occurred to me this year that, if things work out the way I assume they will (and for...

Grace for Silence

There’s no graceful way to reenter into a room when you’ve left it awkwardly, especially when the act of leaving wasn’t entirely up to you. That’s sometimes how I feel about my writing, or rather, how I feel when I finally break free from a spell of silence and find my words again. I...

What I’m Into: Backpacking Europe Edition

I really enjoy reading Leigh Kramer‘s blog and at the end of each month she shares her “What I’m Into” list and I’m really excited to write my first “What I’m Into” list! This month I finished my proposal for writing my novel (HOLLAAAAAA), fell in love with Call the Midwife, planned a wine...

Loving Jesus, Finding Feminism

People love to hate feminists. I understand. I used to be one of them. But somewhere along the road my eyes were opened to the fact that just like most Christians aren’t members of the Westboro Baptist church, most feminists aren’t what the media portrays them to be either. In fact, these days, I...