The Peacemakers, The Poets + The Pretty Ones: Good News for Girls


26 Women To Watch In Tech in 2015.   The Peacemakers Women are a powerful force for peace. Here’s why. Syrian women know how to defeat ISIS. The power of Libya’s female arms dealers.   Artists Represent Andrea Mihalik of New Jersey met the craftswomen of Kiltamany, Kenya. None of them have been the same since. […]

In Darkness and In Light


“We’ll become what we accumulate the most of. Gather love.” –Bob Goff I stand in the hallway, staring at my calendar. The old has been replaced by the new and my January page presents all clean and crisp and open. So much is unwritten. A friend recently messaged me, asking if it felt odd to […]

When Love Came Down


I know I don’t speak for everyone, but I also know I am not alone. Although often rich in joy and beauty, this year has been rife with struggle and pain, heartache and longing, heaving and sorrow. And despite my measured attempts to catch the glory stream that daily pours over and around and down […]

The Divine Work of Freedom


I can tell you that my faith falls short sometimes. That my prayers come out weak and full of disclaimers. I can tell you that I don’t always believe in miracles. I can tell you that I selfishly want prayers to be answered so my own journey can be strengthened. I can tell you that […]

For a Faith That Flickers

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My candle keeps flickering out in the chilly November wind. It’s the Tuesday night before Thanksgiving, and I’m standing on a Nashville sidewalk in the dark to gather with other Ferguson protestors. We pass lighters and matches and candles and signs amongst this group of strangers-turned-neighbors, and we chant. “No justice, no peace!”     […]