Do Not Send Us Up from Here: a Guest Post by Kate Redmon

Originally posted on Glimpses of Jesus:
 A month and a half ago, I attended an amazing conference put on by Living Proof Ministries called LIT, for women in their 20s and 30s with a passion to be Christian communicators. A month before the conference, thinking about how fast the tickets sold out in the first…

A Softer Shade of Red

At 18, living alone in a new city, there was a day I decided to wear only red. The color would be my brand, my hallmark, my calling card. In a strange new place, where I was as of yet anonymous, I could choose to become anyone, anything. I chose red. I visited dozens of… Continue reading A Softer Shade of Red

Sowing the Word in Tears

“Your greatest harvest will often come from the word of God you have sown in tears and sown in affliction.”                                                                      … Continue reading Sowing the Word in Tears

My Forgotten Kabocha: A Love Story Gone Awry

I have a thing for gorgeous vegetables. Seriously.      Now this isn’t some twisted fetish like the Ala Carte Professor at the Culinary School I attended had; he walked around showing select female students his album full of pictures of carrots he had grown shaped liked genitalia. No, I don’t go that far. Still… Continue reading My Forgotten Kabocha: A Love Story Gone Awry

Highly Qualified to Raise Daughters

Anyone who’s ever had the pleasure of looking for a job in the teaching field in the U.S. lately knows that K-12 teachers nowadays are expected to be “highly qualified.” Highly qualified is a term that got coined in the No Child Left Behind legislation fifteen years ago and it is defined using three qualifications:… Continue reading Highly Qualified to Raise Daughters

You Can’t Sit Here: 20 Years Later

For 8 months, I’ve had this post saved in my drafts on WordPress. For eight months all it has consisted of is a title “You Can’t Sit Here” and the phrase “Ivy and Sasha” in the body of the blog. For eight months, I’ve gone right past this blog draft on my way to write… Continue reading You Can’t Sit Here: 20 Years Later

A New Thing for New Year’s

Honestly, New Year’s has never been my favorite holiday. Now don’t get me wrong. It’s not that I’m a bah humbug who can’t appreciate a little festivity. Take Christmas; as far as I’m concerned, it begins somewhere in September when I joyfully revisit my Rockin’ Holiday Hits channel on Pandora and start strolling into work… Continue reading A New Thing for New Year’s