If We’re Going to Be the Church We’ll Need Some Apple Crisp

by Sue Donaldason | welcomeheart.com I like to say that if God wanted us to be all by ourselves God would give us each our own planet. Would you like your own planet? Maybe so. I can just picture it. “You, there. Yes, Sue—you get that planet over there by the mall. Imagine! Your own […]

How I Learned to See the Future

I got my first job in the hair industry at 15. At the time, I was technically homeless and not going to school either. I answered an ad to a small shop hiring a receptionist/apprentice. At that time, you could earn a trade license through an apprenticeship. I worked for a quirky Japanese man who was cheeky, but […]

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 […]

Standing With Martin Luther King, Jr.

I come to this weekend every year and feel detached from the reality of Martin Luther King Jr.—his family, his friends and his community. I don’t feel like I am a part of his suffering or his courage. But I want to be because as Chandra White-Cummings reminded us, we are sisters and brothers in […]

Don’t Tell Me I’m a Good Person

It wasn’t easy for me growing up. My best Christmas ever was very close to being my most crushing. It was the year I desperately wanted an E.T. doll. I wanted that doll so bad, I could almost see it. I talked about it non-stop. That year, I could sense something was different with my […]