Tag: sisterhood

Biblical Sisterhood

Two weeks ago I served on a retreat team, and made a presentation. I’m sharing it here in edited form.  The story of Ruth and Naomi in the Bible is the source of that beautiful church song “Wherever you go, I will go”. It’s popular at weddings, but the deep truth of that Scripture is about sisterhood: Once upon a time there was a … Read More Biblical Sisterhood

Love, Friendship, Faith

Kate is making her First Communion with four of her good friends. So the moms hired a photographer and on Sunday we dressed them up, took them to a pretty farm and took pictures. Officially, to mark the importance of the occasion. But in the far-reaching, planner’s part of my heart, it’s so we have these pictures to show at rehearsal dinners when they … Read More Love, Friendship, Faith

And Then I Said “Younger Self, listen to me”

Too much, women lie to each other to soften the blows of life. We—you and I—do it. Not so much anymore, but when we were in the throes of our twenties, we did it. I get why we did it, because when our best girlfriend is a puddle of hurt and anger at our feet, we just want to make it go away. You’re … Read More And Then I Said “Younger Self, listen to me”

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