Innocence, Lost

Killed math teacher tried to protect children from gun-wielding classmate http://t.co/FbOXPdqcTK — Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost) October 22, 2013 “The unthinkable has happened again,” said the mother of Newtown victim. When will enough be enough? How many children (and adults) have to die before we are outraged to say, “Enough!” Beyond asking and addressing the obvious […]

Gossip: Recognizing & Repairing Relationships

Gossip is a nasty business. It is certainly not for the faint of heart and is even difficult for those who are strong. Gossip has existed forever – people can’t help but talk about people. And while the initial reaction of gossip is fun, seemingly innocent and even exhilarating for some,  it’s consequences are detrimental […]

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 […]