Going with the Magic

2017 Update One of my favorite Lenten posts from my 2016 series was “going with the magic.” In it I recount how viewing my streamlined collection of books was like…

Too Much Food To Enjoy

 2017 Update   During Lent 2016, I embraced Marie Kondo’s “too much to enjoy,” concept.  In my 2016 Lent IV post,  I write how I was able to extend this…

Marie Kondo Does Lent

2017 Lenten Update In 2016, The 40 Bags in 40 Day Lenten challenge coupled with my obsession with the Marie Kondo Tidying Book inspired me to write a “Marie Kondo…

Women: Tell Your Story Loud and Proud

There has been some good news lately about giving the female voice a bigger role in important institutions. It is heartening to see the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and…

Female Self Flagellation

Book Club is one of this Modern Day Church Lady’s favorite non-church related activities. My book club is made up of very witty, intelligent and socially progressive ladies, of both…

Taking the Asset-Based Approach Home

It seems to me that the asset-based way of thinking can be applied to those of us living in the developed world. Asset-based community development focuses on the strength and…