I had the most amazing opportunity to speak with one of my best friends last week for a high school ministry event at Red Mountain Christian Church in Mesa, Arizona. I’m so thankful Ashlee asked me to come out. The night was so much fun and a great encouragement to me in ministry.Ashlee is a fellow pastor’s wife and an amazing woman of God in the way she loves, counsels, and cares for these high school girls....more
When I was in elementary school, one of the worst things a classmate could call someone was a "geek". In a world of social media and smart phones the negativity associated with the word "geek" is going away.
But it's not gone yet -- and I think it's still more negative for women than it is for men. I can call myself a geek with pride. I can bond with my family and my closest friends over geeky things. But when someone in my larger circle of acquaintances uses the term "geek" in reference to me or knows I'm into certain things, I still blush.
I think the rapture may have passed us by, but somehow, today, at about 3:15 PM (est) I must have had an out-of-body-experience. Nothing else explains it (except maybe temporary insanity?). Can strep throat become strep brain? Because. I. Bought. A. Barbie. (Actual that makes a cool acronym. BIBAB. As in "I was struck with an overwhelming case of BIBAB" OR "when the BIBAB gets ahold of me, I do crazy irrational things"). Stinking BIBAB....more
“I have size 11 feet. Yeah, it sucks, because I see all these super cute shoes in the stores - Guccis, YSLs, Manolos. And when they bring them out in my size, they look like clown shoes." –Paris Hilton Confessions of a big footed girlby Molly Jong-Fast...more
Welcome to Princess Proofing 101 ~ there is no prerequisite for this course, and it is open to all parents of girls and boys. If you are still dusting off pink or purple glitter and swearing that the stuff should be labelled a biohazard, but you use it anyway because "princesses are sparkly", this might be the series for you. If *you* chose to coat your skin in glitter because youlove the way it shines, carry on. Because it is all about the choice...more
Welcome to Princess Proofing 101 ~ there is no prerequisite for this course, and it is open to all parents of girls and boys. If your day included being dubbed either the Handsome Prince, the Wicked Stepmother or the sidekick animal by young Royalty... this is the course for you. If *you* chose to be handsome, wicked or creaturish by your own choice, carry on. Because it is all about the choice. ...more
Welcome to Princess Proofing 101 ~ there is no prerequisite for this course, and it is open to all parents of girls and boys. If you are currently dressed in any of the following, by command of the High Princess of your household: tutu, tiara, cape, crown, jewels ~ you should calmly remove them and set them aside. If you are dressed in any of the above by your own choice, carry on. Because it is all about the choice....more
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