Women of the ELCA Blog
Today is the feast day for Mary Magdalene, Apostle to the Apostles. Who is this Mary? Many stories have been fabricated about her over the years while her real truth is conveniently ignored by many. Let’s take a look at Mary’s story. Because there’s scant information contained in the New Testament about her, weRead More »
Some folks like to celebrate Super Bowl Sunday by donning their team’s jersey, loading their plates with chicken wings, nachos, chips and dip, and park themselves in front of the big screen. InRead More »
“Lead from the back–and let others believe they are in front.” –Nelson Mandela
Whether you are the synodical women’s organization (SWO) president, the Women of the ELCA unit president, committee chair within the band booster or a volunteer with Scouting, empowerment or leading from theRead More »
After an overnight train ride from Tours, France, with others studying the French language and history, and after following the massive, jostling crowds to Paris’ famous Avenue des Champs-Élysées, we were all surprised to find millions of people lining the Bastille Day parade route.
It was July 14, 1964, and the crowd wasRead More »
God sees the bigger picture. God doesn’t always give us what we ask for when we want it. What we think is best for us might not be. Sometimes, we need to reflect on Psalm 46:10, “Be still andRead More »
These are the things that you shall do: Speak the truth to one another; render in your gates judgements that are true and make for peace… (Zechariah 8:16)
Today is Tell the Truth Day.Read More »
Well, I can tell you one thing, it took the right design to tempt me and move me into the tattoo artist’s chair. And that design was the logo and theme for the Tenth Triennial Gathering (July 13-16, 2017) in Minneapolis, Minn.
WhenRead More »
You know the situation. Your colleague at work or your neighbor or a member of your congregation says something rude to you. For a moment, you are stunned, taken aback—and unable to utter a retort. So, you let the indiscretion pass, and then you mull it over and over on your drive home.
You rehashRead More »