Something Big for Something Good

Text: Matthew 4:12-22 Many of you know that I work with kids in local school gardens. This work gets me in all kinds of goofy situations, from carrying around 15 flats of herb seedlings in my Prius to ordering live caterpillars online to be delivered through the US Postal Service to digging for potatoes with 4 [...]

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This is where it starts: the importance of spaces for women’s empowerment

Recently, I found myself in a preschool classroom juicing oranges with a bunch of four-year olds. I complimented one little girl, saying, “I like how you are using both your hands and your strong muscles to juice the orange.” A little boy promptly responded from across the table: “She doesn’t have strong muscles.” In my [...]