Feminism and Fairy Princesses

Feminism and Fairy Princesses

Let me say this up front—profanity out of any mouth is not attractive. But asking little girls to dress in princess costumes and fight for feminism with vulgarity is beyond ugly. It’s unacceptable. Maybe you’re not aware of the recent video that went viral a few days...
Five Reasons Why I Love Women’s Ministry

Five Reasons Why I Love Women’s Ministry

I have some news for all the “haters” of women’s ministry. There are many of us who love ministry to women, and there are lots of good reasons you should too. I get it. You say you don’t like pink. You don’t like cupcakes (seriously—who doesn’t like cupcakes?). You...
Is Christian Grey the Delilah of Our Generation?

Is Christian Grey the Delilah of Our Generation?

Two weeks ago the movie trailer for “50 Shades of Grey” was released. Haven’t heard of it? Then you’re in the minority. It’s been the most watched movie trailer EVER. And the movie doesn’t come out until February 2015. Want another glimpse of the book-about-to-turn...
Evaluations: Love Them or Loathe Them

Evaluations: Love Them or Loathe Them

It’s Monday morning and I have event “hangover”. Our office just completed our biggest event of the year as we hosted more than 2,300 women at our annual retreat. Although I’m still a bit weary, I always find myself knee-deep in a plastic tub...
Banning Bossy

Banning Bossy

Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s COO wants to ban the word bossy. To ban a word only creates room for another, but I honestly get her motive behind the intent. Sandberg’s campaign to ban “bossy” stems from the perception that women leaders who are direct and aggressive are...
The Drama of Downton, The Reality of Rape

The Drama of Downton, The Reality of Rape

I jumped on the Downton Abbey fan train during Season Two. It didn’t take long to become engrossed in the drama surrounding the Grantham family. I subtly even got my husband hooked on the show when he started watching Season Three with me. (I finally got tired of...