Diverse Female Voices Bring Light To The World

Story-tellers, every one of them. These 140+ women who make up Redbud Writers Guild have become “my people” in the 18 months I’ve been part of the clan. They’re women from across the country and around the world, with varying degrees of education and experience, of all ages and many different ethnic groups who worship …

Don’t Waste the Witness of Hard Things

Five years ago, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. It was a tiny tumor, but growing fast. The next several months were taken up with examinations, consultations, decision-making. In January, 2013 the tumor was removed and I had a lightning-fast round of radiation. Writing about my journey was therapy for me (you can read those …

More Than We Can Imagine: 31 Days of Selah

 Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen. Ephesians 3:20-21 My life journey took an unexpected turn in …

When Cancer Is Her Truth, She Needs You: Write for 31 Days

It was a beautiful Fall day, a good day for the three of us “sisters from another mister” to share some shopping, fellowship, sushi. And, oh yes, a mammogram. One of my friends had a scare in the past, so we went with her for this appointment. We prayed for her as she underwent this …