Reflections

Reflections are meditations and stories, often in memoir style, of women's lives as they seek to follow Christ in the academy and professions. Reflections include insights into God's faithfulness to women in the midst of academic and professional life.
Beth Bruno

Beth Bruno describes the way grad school gave her spiritual refreshment in her early years of motherhood.

Michelle Van Loon

Michelle Van Loon relinquishes her hold on her pen in favor of offering her daily plans to God.

Ashley Van Dragt

Ashley Van Dragt considers the Christmas story in light of her own birth story and reckons with the difference.

Ann Boyd

Ann Boyd invites us to accept God's gift of Sabbath rest on Christmas Day.

Heather Walker Peterson

Heather Walker Peterson explores the tension of living amidst both the secular and the sacred at this time of year.

Anne Pharr

Anne Pharr acknowledges the compassion fatigue that strikes the best teachers at the end of the semester.

Jen Pollock Michel

Author Jen Pollock Michel reflects on the discipline of watching for God as a tool to cultivate gratitude.

Ashley Van Dragt

Ashley Van Dragt finds the incarnate God in an unlikely place and urges us to be light for one another.

Grace Ju Miller

In addition to dreaming big and being strong in adversity, Grace Ju Miller exhorts us to trust God in the midst.

Laura Goetsch

Laura Goetsch reflects on the powerful community life she experienced during the crucible of grad school.