Posts made in July, 2014


Circles and People in Our Lives

Circles and People in Our Lives


Posted By on Jul 31, 2014

We Make the Road by Walking, Chapter 47 – The Spirit Conspiracy   Tthis week’s chapter I found very applicable to the season of life I am in right now.   It’s a season of standing still, taking stock, remembering, assessing, listening, being still, and waiting. This process means looking at relationships in my life, looking at the various circles of relationships that intertwine throughout my life and...

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Tuesday Townhall

Tuesday Townhall


Posted By on Jul 29, 2014

Hey Everyone,   If anyone has been wondering about my silence through the weekend, I have found myself honestly in sort of a writing slump trying to figure out how to share and what to write. I also found myself fitting in goodbye parties, time with friends, time spent talking with family long distance, and time with my husband before seeing him off for a month long trip for work. So all that to say, the blogging kept getting...

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All the Broken Pieces…

All the Broken Pieces…


Posted By on Jul 24, 2014

We Make the Road by Walking by Brian D. McLaren Weekly Discussion – Chapters 45 and 46      Can I be honest?   This past week’s chapter (45) and this week’s chapter (46) spoke to me in completely opposite ways. The first I found myself fighting and wanting to close the book, and read something else. But I forced myself to keep reading, even as my stomach churned and I shifted uncomfortably. Reading it...

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Finding Why I Need Feminism

Finding Why I Need Feminism


Posted By on Jul 23, 2014

  T his past week has brought a new flurry of discussions and debates over the ever-controversial topic of Feminism. On twitter this week, there are two #Campaigns filling my feed — one being #FaithFeminisms and the other #WomenAgainstFeminism.   Tweets like this: #FaithFeminisms because when you validate me as a woman, you validate me as God’s creation — Kathryn Stenta (@bookkats) July 23, 2014   “My...

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Tuesday Townhall – June 22, 2014

Tuesday Townhall – June 22, 2014


Posted By on Jul 22, 2014

I don’t know if there is anything quite as spectacular as the Tokyo skyline.   Living here for the past three years, has given me memories that will last a lifetime. This week involved yet another round of goodbyes, as I said farewell to my adult Japanese students I have been meeting with now for over two years. They are all breaking for the rest of the summer for a holiday, and then will start up classes again in the fall...

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