Dying to self

My Word of the Week: Crack

I felt the earth crack a little wider this weekend when news of the bombings and gunfire in Paris began to circulate on my Facebook feed. Just the day before Lebanon was shaken with two suicide bombs, the US was conducting airstrikes in Syria and Iraq, and a drone supposedly killed Jihadi John, the man seen in so many of the beheading videos. Read more

A Marriage-Less Wife

Today, I heard best-selling author Elizabeth Gilbert talking about her new book, Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage. Gilbert’s earlier memoir, Eat, Pray, Love, launched her into overnight success, and then continued on the New York Times bestseller list for more than 100 weeks. Eat, Pray, Love was her memoir about a solitary trip […] Read more