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Monthly Archives: September 2014

On Dressing Up {A Culture Metaphor}

My mom wasn’t sleeping last night, so my lunchtime corresponded with her late night and BOOM—Facebook chat toView full post »

Adoption is Just Flat Messy

At any given time, there are about as many tabs open in my brain as are open on my laptop. My Safari app presently hasView full post »

God Loves Single Women, Too

When I started the series on Redefining Biblical Womanhood, I heard from a reader who I knew had a story to tell.  KimView full post »

Comparison is Killing the Daughters of God

This post is part of a series titled Redefining Biblical Womanhood. Read the heart behind this series here. —&#View full post »

No Ordinary Days

Last week, I spent some time hanging out on Liz Griffin’s blog space, Lark and Bloom. I felt like I was jumpingView full post »

Redefining Biblical Womanhood: Series Introduction

Recently, I was in a dark place. I was feeling more trapped every day by the person I wanted to be and the box I wasView full post »

The Role of White Privilege in Adoption

I’m no stranger to the White Man’s Burden. It’s the guilt of having so much in a world where the majority has soView full post »

I’m Not Entitled to Comfort

My husband and I have been busy mapping out the next year of our lives. Places to go, conferences to attend, visitors toView full post »