100 One-Minute Conversations

My eyes are red and teary, and my dad’s arm is around me as we sit together on our white, wooden back porch swing. Even though I don’t remember this moment in many details, the photo taken by my mom brings back a variety of emotions. The backyard of my family home is staring at…

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The Woman in White

“This is the dress​.” I breathed the words barely above a whisper, just loud enough for my mom and best friend to hear. As I stood in front of the bridal mirror mesmerized by my reflection, I heard my mom break the awe of the moment with a quick clarifying question: “But we can get…

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The Courage Of Being Swept Up In A Love Song

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. (Lao Tzu)  For anyone who has ever been in a long-term relationship, you know that love changes over time. My husband and I are college sweethearts and have been married for eight years. I never anticipated getting married so young,…

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Sex and Chicken

I have a fear of raw chicken. The FDA recommends storing uncooked poultry for a maximum of 1-2 days in the refrigerator. My husband Michael is looser. He feels comfortable waiting a few days past the sell by date. We are at odds.

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Part 2: Buying (and watching) Sex: It’s Not About Sex

Today we feature part 2 of Jay’s series. We are honoring Jay’s voice and the unique perspective he brings us regarding the other side of trafficking, the driving force behind it, pornography, prostitution and the men who buy it. Red Tent Living is warring against evil and injustice, not against men. From this perspective we…

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Men Who Buy Sex, Part 1: Sin is Trafficked Goodness

I sat with a man named Jeffrey who had been arrested on charges of soliciting prostitution.

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