Red Tent Living

reframing femininity


For February, Red Tent Living is reflecting on the following phrase “SERIOUSLY?” 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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I am writing this on a flight from Florida to Michigan, going from 80°F to 20°F. Due to extreme weather in the northeast, we’ve been rerouted through Detroit, where we will most likely miss our connection because a passenger on this flight suffered a seizure moments before take-off. Continue reading “Seriously?!”

Well Formed Love

On Friday, January 27, the president signed an Executive Order halting the refugee program, and barring entrance to the US from 7 specific countries. As I read through the list, I could feel the ache begin in my body as I braced myself, and then my eyes focused in…Sudan. Continue reading “Well Formed Love”

Out of the Ashes

“All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one’s heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.” Cormac McCarthy Continue reading “Out of the Ashes”

Defining Choices

Our yes’s and no’s define us. They’re the choices we make to pursue or stop the cause of what we find permissible. Continue reading “Defining Choices”

Head and heart.

“Have you tried online dating?” Continue reading “Head and heart.”

Circles and Chosen

The morning began over toasted crusty artisan bread with homemade strawberry jam and French press coffee. Continue reading “Circles and Chosen”


Alanis Morissette said it best in February 1996 in her song Ironic, “An old man turned ninety-eight, He won the lottery and died the next day, It’s like a black fly in your chardonnay, It’s a death row pardon two minutes too late, Isn’t  it ironic, don’t you think.” Continue reading “Ironic”

Don’t Forget Why You Started

My heart is torn.  I am deeply concerned for the state of our country and yet I am finding it difficult to entertain the plethora of divisions and distractions.  Continue reading “Don’t Forget Why You Started”

On Love and Blessing

I’ve found myself wanting to stay quiet the passed couple of months. I didn’t have the words to put to my feelings about everything going on in my world. Continue reading “On Love and Blessing”

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