The Art in Me: A Celebration of Mentoring

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By Ruthie Johnson | Twitter: @aquietstrength Do you remember when you were little and you made a painting for someone you loved? No one could tell what it was. Really, it was just a big blob of brownish-black something because you had mixed all the colors together in the middle. Nonetheless, your loved one took […]

Good News For Girls: No Apologies for Brilliance

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How We See Ourselves: Your hair-free head might be a source of embarrassment. Or it might be another place to show off your beauty. Embracing all the features prone to shame. (if you missed Sarah’s post earlier this week … you’re welcome.) With a little support (as Bev reminded us) maybe we can even Flourish. […]

Dinner With The Magician

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She called just a day before she would be rolling through town, hope dripping round the corners of her question. Was there a chance I might be available for a visit when she passed through? It would be a quick stay, just overnight, but wouldn’t it be lovely? Gratefully, our days are wide open as […]

Is that a Restaurant in Your Garage?

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“Don’t be a hoarder.” Austin Kleon’s brilliant little book Show Your Work dropped that word into my heart like a rock. “Hoarder.” But too tired at the end of a long day, I drifted off to sleep and prayed, What is here for me, Lord? At the beginning of last year, two friendly guys unloaded a truckload full of […]

March Zine, Oh Baby!

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This is my sweet spot. The night before the big game—when I’m tired, but too excited to sleep. The eve of zine-day always feels like that. By the time this is published, I will be fast asleep, but probably dreaming of copy edits and colorful pages and babies—there are a lot of babies mentioned in […]