Book Critique: Rhoda Janzen’s “Mennonite in a Little Black Dress”

It’s one thing to read a book about faith. It is another to read a book about the realities of life colored by faith and the struggle women face in reconciling the two. In reading all these books about women, their spiritual journey in discovering who they are and what their faith means both in […]

Book Critique: Lauren Winner’s Real Sex

Lauren Winner is brave. Writing a book about her struggles with sex and choosing chastity as a Christian (and the failures of it) is somewhat of a taboo subject – even in this sexually active and mostly accepted cultural standard. She has an accurate understanding of sex and society, especially in Christianity. The research is intriguing […]

Book Critique: Lauren Winner’s Mudhouse Sabbath

Mudhouse Sabbath is written in a style hat is slightly more formal but still personal. What I appreciate about her technique is that she chooses topics for each chapter and uses different events, books, and experiences in her life to discuss the particular theme of each chapter, how her life was affected, and how she translated […]

The V that I am – Vibrant

I am a child of God, I am a dreamer, I am a lover of  life, love, and laughter and I am a woman. As such, I believe that women can do anything! And they can be empowered by other women. I know that we must find a way to see past our social, racial, […]

Dream Big and Dream Often

Dreams really do come true. But they don’t just happen. Dreams are a lot of work and a lot of hard work, make no mistake about that. However, when you dream, dream big and dream often. And whatever you do, never give up! Many of you know, and many more may not, that when I […]

Hosanna Home: a Rescue to Many

[singlepic id=1 w=320 h=240 float=right]Photo by Dan, freedigitalphotos.net Watch a video about Hosanna Home and Esther’s Closet Gloria was a liar and a thief. Her four girls wanted nothing to do with her. She stole from her family and was spending her money on drugs and alcohol. She didn’t even have money for food. Her […]