Women Who Love: Becoming Added To

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“And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved.” -Acts 2:47 (NIV) We draw women who are ready to take their place in a community of safe and (often) brave women. Women who have been sleeping, who are stirring and waking and who have heard the call of something deeper. The talithas […]

Women Who Love: HONOR

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  It was the way Sarah, the registered massage therapist, held my forearms. I lay sprawled on the massage bed, blissed out in the library at Linwood House on a Saturday afternoon in March. Sarah was playing gentle spa music, the fireplace was turned up and I was surrounded by books on the floor-to-ceiling shelves. […]

Is that a Restaurant in Your Garage?


“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 […]

April Zine: Tweets + Knitting + Recap


Yowza. Where did April go? Spring is in FULL SWING and so much has happened this month. A festival and a very tech-savvy editorial meeting, new friends and a somber goodbye. We’ve filled this zine with a little recap of what our little {BIG} community has been up to and a few behind-the-scenes bits that […]

The Women in the Mirror

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Growing up, the women in my world knew how to love, but the women in my world did not take care of finances. Money. Moolah. Francs. Rands. Yen. Dollars. We abdicated that power. We let the men decide. We shopped for clothes and groceries and small household items. But when it came to the big […]