Yesterday someone was telling me about this study that was done on subtle gender biases in society that make women feel inferior to men – like the fact that all of the bathroom signs for women indicate a stick figure in a skirt. Apparently this makes women feel subconsciously inferior to men because figures in… Continue reading I Can Be a Woman Who Enjoys Wearing Dresses – and Still Be a Leader
I found the original list on Pinterest a little while back & it just filled me with all the warm-fuzzies. I figured you might need some of those yourself tonight … so I’m sharing the list with you with just a few of my own tweaks. But once you start thinking of all the… Continue reading 20 Life Pleasures that are Completely Underrated
I grew up without a TV in the house. When I tell people that, they’re usually shocked (but I politely tell them that, no, I did not grow up Amish), and they ask, “What did you do as a kid??” And I look at them quizzically because the answer seems so logical to me –… Continue reading More Reading & Less Netflix
If you’ve listened to Christian radio within the past few years, I’m sure you’ve heard the song, “Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)” by Hillsong. When it first came out, I loved the sense of inspiration and boldness that came with it. Visions of going to new places, starting new things, traveling to countries where I… Continue reading Do We Really Want to Go Where Our Trust is Without Borders?
How lovely to have Monday off. But Tuesday’s not that far behind it. And so a new week will begin. Am I ready for it? Am I? Am I ready to step into that classroom and embrace the wonderful chaos of teaching again? Am I ready to face the high energy and the nonstop chatter?… Continue reading A Small Pep Talk for the Worn-Out Teacher
Sometimes I pause to think about how different we CYT people – we theater people – we writers and dancers and actors – are from other people. I contrast it with other people I know – lovely, wonderful people whom I love, but who just “aren’t in to” all that theater and arts stuff. I… Continue reading Us With the Art All Woven Into Our Skin
She was strong, but she wasn’t hard. She still had child-like wonder awake beneath her skin, and an innocent love of beauty woven into her sinews. She felt things deeply and wasn’t afraid to share them with others – but she was a little afraid she’d never find someone else who felt them as deeply… Continue reading For All the Girls Who Just Don’t Feel Like Enough