Finding Our Place in the Easter Story Today

On “bodied faith” + the meaning of the cross + participating in the story of Easter. By Idelette McVicker @idelette | Twitter: @idelette And Kelley Johnson-Nikondeha | Twitter: @kelljnik I was in my pyjammies when Kelley’s HeyTell message came through this morning, wishing me a Good Friday. She mentioned how it’s ironic for her that we […]

TGIF: ‘Cause I Gotta Have Faith-a-Faith-a-Faith …

On small faith, mind-bending miracles, weepy bear hugs and an epic summer. “How much have you raised so far?*” he said resting his coffee cup on my cubicle wall and peering down on me. [*Context: On June 24th 2011, I announced a Big Hairy Audacious Goal (BHAG): 50 women in Vancouver + Half-Marathon = Raising […]

TGIF: The Summer My Dad and I Became “Dreamers-Who-Do”

Singing Lessons with Auntie Ashley: Breathe from your …

“That’s where your dum-de-dee-dum will find its faa-lalala.” By Ashley Mandanici | Twitter: @ashleymandanici All right, so let’s get real: more often than not there isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t say or do something moderately offensive. I really don’t mean to—I’m not trying to be rebellious or distasteful. I would like […]

TGIF: “Polished-Practiced-Perfect” Me vs “Raw-Ragged-Rough-Take” Me

On Bonnie Raitt, bullfrogs and getting lost in the supermarket of life. “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.” –Dr. Suess “You’re just so … exposed!” she said. Her elbows on the table. Her hands open emphatically in front of her. I was […]