Clothed in Dignity

She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come. -Proverbs 31:25 On NPR recently, I heard a story about an abortion demonstration in Texas where abortion supporters wore orange and protestors wore blue. I had deeper thoughts about the content of the story, but one of the peripheral things […]

Spirit Bows

When my daughter did a cheer-leading camp as part of her local elementary school, she had the excitement of cheering at the upcoming Friday night football game with the “real cheerleaders.” Well, bless her little heart, she was beside herself with excitement. Being the good, middle class, mini-van-driving, Patagonia-wearing mother that I am, I wanted […]

The Capri Pants Compromise

This morning I asked my daughter, “Do you know what capris are?” “Yeah,” she said. “Short pants.” Pre-kids, my husband and I went on a wonderful trip to Italy. All the good things you’ve heard are all true. The food really is magical; I particularly remember a three-hour dinner where the wine was like water […]