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Monthly Archive for: ‘February, 2014’

LiveBlog of the PCA Women’s Leadership Conference General Session #5: Melanie Cogdill (A Tale of Two Women), Sarah Ivill (Thinking Biblically and Living Covenantally), and Stephen Estock (Why I Love Women’s Ministry)

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LiveBlog of the PCA Women’s Leadership Conference General Session #4: Tara Barthel & Ellen Dykas – Real Friendship for Women Leaders: Loving Each Other Enough to Speak Truth

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LiveBlog of the PCA Women’s Leadership Conference General Session #3: Ellen Dykas – Taking God’s Truth to a Hurting and Struggling World

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LiveBlog of the PCA Women’s Leadership Conference General Session #2: Nancy Guthrie – Have a Clear Aim

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LiveBlog of the PCA Women’s Leadership Conference General Session #1: Nancy Guthrie – Keep a Close Watch

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My Top Three Suggestions re: Air Travel with a Baby

At the end of Ella’s gymnastics class yesterday, a young mom and I were talking about her upcoming (flying) trip with just her 2 year-old, her newborn, and her. Solo. Husband/Daddy couldn’t make it. When she found out that I Sophie and I flew on 74 flights together before Sophie turned 1 year old, she asked if I had any advice. (This …

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I saw Baryshnikov dance, heard Kathleen Battle at her prime, and was twenty feet away from Yo-Yo Ma as he played the Bach Unaccompanied Cello Suites on the stage of Orchestra Hall. And now this.

Back in the early 1990’s, I lived near Chicago and had some truly life-altering opportunities to see and hear the best of the best in the arts. Certain memories are seared in my mind—with all of the accompanying sounds, lighting, and emotional expressions. The slight squeak of Baryshnikov’s foot as he landed a jump. The ephemeral—and yet seemingly eternal—hover of the …

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Karen S. M. is our Winner!

I was super duper careful to check every post and FaceBook page to ensure I gave everyone their extra entry for sharing … and we ended up with 39 entries in our most recent WIN FREE STUFF GIVEAWAY. Thanks so much to Resolve All Conflicts & Judy S. for the fun momentum to do a drawing. (I really DO love …

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Mom?! PLEASE! I really need to WORSHIP!

Today, I needed to take my youngest daughter (age 4.5) out of our church service to help rescue her from a sinful, rebellious heart. It was such a drag. We had already been ’round the “gospel-discipline-prayer-counsel-gospel” bend this morning (hence our late arrival to Sunday School). And yesterday was one of those trying, exhausting, tempted-to-despair parenting days. So I was discouraged. Deeply …

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Win FREE Biblical Peacemaking Materials!

I’ve recently met a really special woman whose title is “missionary peacemaker” (!). How great is that? She quoted me on one of her Facebook Pages (“Resolve All Conflicts”) so I did a little WIN FREE STUFF GIVEAWAY to thank her and also to introduce my Facebook friends to her Facebook friends. It’s not too late to join in the fun! …

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