Mother's Day Gift Guide

Mother's Day Gift Guide

For your mother, your wife, your sister, your BFF, or even for yourself (just forward this baby right along ;)... We've put together a quick and easy gift guide just for you. Check out our ideas below, and if you think we've missed something great, we'd love to hear it. Love and hugs to all the moms. xoxo.

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The One Thing Donald Trump and Your Pastor Definitely Have in Common

The One Thing Donald Trump and Your Pastor Definitely Have in Common

- Jen Wise

Is anyone else tired of hearing about Donald Trump? I mean the guy is EVERYWHERE. News stories, memes, FB posts, viral videos, tweets, and even my kids’ drawings—I can’t escape the guy. Clearly he has a knack for stealing the spotlight—not a bad thing when you’re running for president. The coverage is overwhelming, in part because for every avid Trump fan, there seems to be an equally avid Trump-hater. And no, I didn’t mean to say “Kasich supporter” or “democrat”—I quite literally mean a Trump-hater.

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Knowing and Dreaming; an Exercise in Grief

Knowing and Dreaming; an Exercise in Grief

- Katie Koranda

I dreamed that I was at my grandparent’s house in upstate New York. They were dead, just like they are in real life. I was rummaging through cupboards, frantically trying to find a memento of their life.

“Where is the glass jar with Snoopy on it that she kept instant coffee in?!” I yelled to my sisters. 

The house was mostly empty. I couldn’t find anything. I was crushed.

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Facing Good Friday

Facing Good Friday

Over the years, I’ve been a part of all kinds of different Christian churches. Big and small. Modern and traditional. Churches with big buildings and moving lights, and churches that meet in living rooms. There is one pattern though that remains unaffected by the style of church: there are certain holidays when people are more inclined to give church a chance — and when the regular attenders are sure to be in attendance. Christmas, definitely. Easter for sure. But you’ll notice that we don’t see this same phenomenon on Good Friday.

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