The Well Blog

Tish Harrison Warren

Tish Harrison Warren calls us to to listen well and to excercise humility and restraint on social media in these days.

Brenda Salter McNeil

I’ve been thinking almost non-stop about the shootings last week in Charleston. And, as I mentioned last week, I had to preach at my church yesterday as well. It’s been a profound burden for many...

Marcia Bosscher

In the middle of a walk with my friend Jackie, I ran into The University Bookstore to pick up a copy of the NYT bestseller, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up — the irony being that Jackie is one of those women...

Julie M. Dahl

I have had the conversation hundreds of times. A fellow academic asks me what my field is and then follows up with the inevitable question: “Are you faculty?” Off campus, the question takes a slightly different...

Sara Scheunemann

Have you ever wished that everyone you loved lived in one place? As a child, my world was compact. All the people I loved lived in the same small Midwestern town, and my grandparents’ farm...

Tish Harrison Warren

Though each of their stories are different and each individual circumstance matters, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, Eric Garner, Walter Scott, and Freddie Gray have become, collectively, icons of victimization and injustice...

Andrea Lama

On Saturday, April 25, a 7.9 magnitude earthquake shook the Himalayan country of Nepal. It struck the country’s capital city, Kathmandu, as well as surrounding villages. More than 5,000 lives have been lost...

Christine Twedt

Where do we want to go out to eat this weekend? What book will I start reading? What job shall I pursue next? How will I invest my time and energy? We make choices in our lives, big and small...

Allison Ruark

Allison Ruark describes her experience of God's uncanny knack for solving problems with grace.

Dorcas Cheng-Tozun
For our household, 2015 was supposed to be the year of the family. After nearly a decade of unpredictable adventures in Silicon Valley and abroad— mostly thanks to my husband’s social enterprise startup...
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