By Linnette Bachman Sitting in a beginner yoga class at our local YMCA, I was shocked at how difficult a simple stretch was for me. The instructor said to us, “this is one of those stretches you will have to just show up in— you won’t really master it today or tomorrow or next week. But if you’ll just show up, day after day, it … Continue reading Just Show Up
It’s SPRING! It’s a few weeks past Valentine’s Day! It’s relationship time on campuses all over the world! Supporting women in relationships is one of the joys of being on the campus. How many meetings have you had in the last few weeks where a girl has spilled the beans about a crush, a date, a deepening friendship, or an impending proposal? I just LOVE … Continue reading Is he a good “Yoke-Sharer”?
By Grace Trent “What does that part mean?” Lyndie asked, placing her finished cup of tea on the coffee table amidst colored pencils and Hotwheels. I glanced at my own mug, which was growing cold just past the reach of my free arm as I sat nursing my newborn. Adjusting the bible balanced precariously on one knee, I took another look at Psalm 16.“What’s your … Continue reading Tend Your Garden
By Bekah Ross My current season of life looks like a constant juggling act of parenting a toddler; managing our household; keeping up with friends, family, and our local church; investing in young women on campus, and more. Perhaps this sounds similar to your life! Some days are frustrating and defeating; while other days I feel immense joy and purpose in the “Holy mundane.” When … Continue reading The Mingling of Collegiate Ministry and Adoption