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.

By Angie Crea O'Neal

English professor Angie Crea O’Neal considers the mysteries of the opal, her October birthstone, in this creative non-fiction reflection for The Well.

By Christine Jeske

Returning to graduate school and overwhelmed with the added responsibilities of being a spouse, parent, and homeowner, Chrissy Jeske found encouragement in an unexpected place.

By Carmen Acevedo Butcher

Do you experience the joy of God’s playfulness? Carmen Acevedo Butcher finds evidence of it in the literature she studies and in her life.

By Kathy Tuan-MacLean

Grad faculty staff Kathy Tuan-MacLean considers if we are really to bring good news to the academy, perhaps we needed to embody the opposite.

By Priscilla Lasmarias Kelso

Where is home? For writer Priscilla Lasmarias Kelso, having lived in several countries, the question is real. But the question and the longing for a permanent address apply to us all.

By Jo Kadlecek

Jo Kadlecek considers why women were called to be the first observers of the resurrection and what we can learn from their story.

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