What My Church Means to Me

As part of a series my church is doing this summer, I was invited to share my thoughts about what First Presbyterian Church of River Forest means to me. It's the church where I was born, and the church that I still attend. This is what I said: As many of you may know, I … Continue reading What My Church Means to Me

High Five 5/8

First things first, as Justin Timberlake so kindly reminded us last week - it's MAY. Apparently time has decided to get even faster and somehow we are nearing the halfway point of the year and I honestly don't even know what is happening. But I digress. My last week has been remarkably unproductive (followed by an … Continue reading High Five 5/8

Dear Ben

Last week, I had the opportunity to share about my RTW trip with my former students. The majority of the conversation was a Q&A, and several of the questions were quite profound. I felt that they deserved more comprehensive answers, so I'm taking them to the blog, starting with the hardest one of all.  Dear … Continue reading Dear Ben

Your Mother’s Day (and every day) Shopping Guide

On April 24, 2013, the Rana Plaza factory collapsed and killed 1,138 people. It drew the world's attention to the ethics of production - and became a catalyst for greater awareness of supply chains, particularly for fashion brands. It also sparked an annual celebration of Fashion Revolution Week (which is this week!), where consumers ask … Continue reading Your Mother’s Day (and every day) Shopping Guide

Dear Marly

My lifelong best friend is getting married this fall, and he invited me to write a letter to his future wife on the occasion of their engagement. This is what I wrote for her.  Dear Marly, First things first: I am over-the-moon overjoyed for you!! I cannot imagine a more perfect person for my best … Continue reading Dear Marly