Red Tent Living

reframing femininity

For April, Red Tent Living is reflecting on the following phrase “OMG” 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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When the Red Tent Dinner Hits the Fan

I busily and excitedly prepared for my first Red Tent Dinner. Invitations, RSVPs, and reminder emails were behind us. Continue reading “When the Red Tent Dinner Hits the Fan”

Big, Little, Often

When I was in fifth grade, my parents separated. My mom picked us up from school one day, she took me to the doctor (I had strep) and then my two sisters, my brother, and myself went to the park. Continue reading “Big, Little, Often”

Who would we be if we were a People of Grace?

If we agree on one thing, perhaps it is that we’re all human?

Since nothing else approaches unifying these days. Perhaps there is that? Continue reading “Who would we be if we were a People of Grace?”

Confessions of a Teeny-Bopper

An enthusiastic teeny-bopper still dwells in a substantial corner of my heart. She used to tight-roll her jeans, wear scrunchies in her hair, create dance routines to Paula Abdul, and hang New Kids on the Block posters in her bedroom. Continue reading “Confessions of a Teeny-Bopper”

If God Was Octavia Spencer

When the trailer for a movie makes you cry, you know you’re in trouble. Continue reading “If God Was Octavia Spencer”

Growing Into A Child


I’m learning to believe that God sets our hearts free to play and experience joy. This is a concept that recently has been knocking on the door of my heart and introducing a new rhythm of being. Continue reading “Growing Into A Child”

Still Moving

I square myself to the lateral metal file cabinets, each with three safety-interlocking drawers filled with project files. Folders are tabbed in alphabetical order by client name and year—the painstaking work of someone far more meticulous than me. Continue reading “Still Moving”

The Art Of Play

Raising children is not for the faint of heart. Experts upon experts have researched the most effective methods and strategies for families and professionals, giving us tools to use when raising children from their most dependent state to their most independent selves. Continue reading “The Art Of Play”

Sleepless in Colorado

I’m writing this from a cabin in Colorado. It is 3am and I’m surrounded by fourteen sleeping women. We are all here to serve on work crew for a women’s retreat this coming weekend, and I’m their leader. Continue reading “Sleepless in Colorado”

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