Red Tent Living

reframing femininity

For September, Red Tent Living is reflecting on the following phrase “Here’s to Second Chances.” We invite you to join us, or to consider exploring the idea further with a Red Tent Dinner.

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Welcome to Red Tent Living

Welcome to what is slowly unfolding as Red Tent Living!  Continue reading “Welcome to Red Tent Living”

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Below, you’ll find the latest from the Red Tent Women. We invite you to ponder, comment, and share. Above all, we hope you’ll take part.

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Dating, Redemption, and Restoration

We sat across the table from each other in a quaint hole-in-the-wall Japanese restaurant. Continue reading “Dating, Redemption, and Restoration”

Recommit and go again

Our first year of marriage wasn’t what I’m assuming many newlyweds experience. Continue reading “Recommit and go again”

Love Believes in Second Chances

Thursday morning, I sat in my sunroom with my first cup of good coffee in what felt like a lifetime. Continue reading “Love Believes in Second Chances”

Red Tent Dinner: Taking a Risk on Second Chances

I read the email over again, seeking to ensure it said exactly what I meant. Asking felt so risky. This whole dinner felt risky. Why had I agreed to this? Continue reading “Red Tent Dinner: Taking a Risk on Second Chances”

Why Risk?

The first time someone realizes that I’m not from this area, curiousity immediately interrupts the conversation. The initial question is always asking about where I am from, Texas. Continue reading “Why Risk?”

On Girls and Small Stories

Four girls gaggle in the back of our van as I eavesdrop. They discuss Donald Trump, Miley Cyrus, the status of their braces, and length of their earrings. Continue reading “On Girls and Small Stories”

Into Eden

Think of the frustration that comes from listening to a dog constantly bark in the background while you’re trying to hold a conversation. Continue reading “Into Eden”

The Gift of a Second Chance

If it weren’t for second chances

we’d all be alone.

–Gregory Alan Isakov Continue reading “The Gift of a Second Chance”

Treasure in Second Chances

One of my daughter’s favorite things to do as a little girl was to dress up as a princess and discover new treasures. Continue reading “Treasure in Second Chances”

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