I’m Going Back to School: There I Said It Out Loud

I’m going back to school this summer. It’s hard to say that out loud, because it means it’s real, that I’m committing myself to it. Committing myself to school means truly admitting that at thirty, my life isn’t what I always imagined. The images of myself with the white picket fence, the man, the 2.5 […]

You’ve Got the Wrong Girl, God

By Rose Shepley | Twitter: @RoseShepley I’m 30 years old when I realize that God is calling me to ministry. Probably has been since I was a little girl. I laugh and tell God to take His drunken butt home. I say, You’ve got the wrong girl. And I go about my business, wondering along the way […]

Read the Fine Print (And Do It Anyway)

By Dani Kreeft | Twitter: @danipress Many of us aren’t 9-to-5er’s anymore. We’re fuelling a job culture without convention or boundaries, regular hours or even regular bosses. We’re backing a lucrative “If you can dream it, you can do it” slogan that’s perfect for anyone who would rather set her own hours rather than sign up for […]

Car Trouble and Plot Twists

I was tucked into the cushions of a hotel lobby couch listening to 80s pop music in a dry little town in Northeastern Oregon on a Tuesday night. This was not on my agenda for the week. I left my house on a Saturday morning with a pile of bedding, a couple cameras, a backpack […]

Preaching Gospel Love to Myself

We talked about it from every angle, considered every possibility and scenario. My husband had been offered a job in London and our plans to move were fully underway. Now I needed to decide what I would do there. It had been hard to find work that was a good fit in Luxembourg. The last […]