After Easter: Reconciliation

I was not at a typical women’s retreat. For one thing, there wasn’t any wifi. We were nearly two hours outside of Vancouver, in the shadow of Mount Cheam among the trees and the cold waterfalls. We were 100 women,…

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Introducing EVOLVING FAITH!

A two-day gathering for the wonderers, the wanderers, the status-quo upenders, and spiritual refugees… Basically …. this is for you.   My dear friend Rachel Held Evans and I have been quietly planning and building this conference with our friends at Chaffee Management for months…

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The Particular Fear of Someone Else’s Car

It was just an honest miscommunication. We thought one person was driving our daughter home and it turned out that someone else was driving her home, someone well-known to her friend but unknown to us. In those few minutes of…

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Knit One, Purl Joy

“Be the weirdo who dares to enjoy.” – Elizabeth Gilbert I’m a knitter. Yes, I mean actual knitting – yarn, needles, piles of knitting pattern books based on literary heroines, fibre strands clinging to my black clothes, first-name-basis with the…

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