A Revolutionary Interpretation of Rest

A Revolutionary Interpretation of Rest

I recently listened to a Glennon Doyle podcast with guest Tricia Hersey, and it BLEW MY MIND WIDE OPEN. Give Ms. Hersey a MacArthur Genius Grant. Her views on rest are radical, and necessary, and world-changing. I deeply value rest. But she is presenting a whole new...
Simplify Year-End Fundraising

Simplify Year-End Fundraising

The year-end fundraising season is ramping up. Giving Tuesday is at the end of November. The biggest donation week of the year is the last week in December. There are emails to draft, donor and prospect lists to pull, paper mailings to design and print, text to...
Edit Boldly

Edit Boldly

Something extraordinary happened: my teenage daughter told me I had a great idea. (OK, I exaggerate, but only slightly!) My daughter is a senior in high school and in the midst of the college application process. Her Common Application essay is tremendous. Truly...
Buddy Bench

Buddy Bench

On the recent first day of school in my community, I decided to swing by the local elementary school on my morning walk. I love the excitement, jitters, and smiles of that first day drop off! While walking behind the school, along the outer edge of the playground, I...
Are we there yet?

Are we there yet?

Are we there yet? Who among us hasn’t taken a car ride as a kid and asked this question of the driver? When you’re little you’re in the back seat, and if you don’t really understand how you are getting where you are going, it’s unsettling...