Cafe group: Gender justice

Cafe group: Gender justice

May 2018 This is my home by Sister Clare Josef-Maier A young mother reflects on the meaning of living in a gender-just world after the birth of her baby. Read more Faith reflections: Change keeps on changing by Angela T. Khabeb A mother walks alongside her child during a time of change. Read more Download […]

Change keeps on changing

Change keeps on changing

by Angela T. Khabeb I’m surrounded by change. I look outside my window and notice the familiar sight of leaves changing colors. Daylight is fleeting as night arrives earlier and stays longer. It’s almost as if autumn is Mother Nature’s ambassador for change. Not only is change swirling around me, but it is also stirring […]

God as mother

God as mother

by Michelle Terry My 3- and 5-year-old sons are playing superheroes again. In the heat of battle against the “bad dudes,” my 3-year-old sustains an injury. Being a superhero is a dangerous line of work. Immediately, he turns back into my preschool son, and he’s tugging at my legging, tears streaming down his face, expecting […]

This is my home

This is my home

by Sister Clare Josef-Maier At this time two years ago, I was nine months pregnant, anticipating the arrival of my first child. In the lovely way that people celebrate with expectant parents, loved ones and strangers alike would ask, “What do you look forward to the most about the baby?” The answer was plain: I […]

Share the gift of Boldcafe

Share the gift of Boldcafe

by Elizabeth McBride There’s something pretty awesome about going to a cafe. Of course, there’s coffee, but besides that, it’s a welcoming space whether you are alone or with friends. It’s comfortable. It’s casual. It’s a place for everyone. Since 2003, Café (http://boldcafe.org), Women of the ELCA’s on-line space for and with young adult women, […]