Bold Women Modern Edition: Jane Goodall

Bold Women Modern Edition: Jane Goodall

You know who Jane Goodall is, right? She has fancy words after her name, like primatologist and anthropologist – but what I bet you don’t know is what she was before her famous work with chimpanzees. I know that I, personally, had no idea. I assumed that...
Bold Women of the Bible: The Proverbs 31 Woman

Bold Women of the Bible: The Proverbs 31 Woman

Unlike the other women I’ve highlighted – there isn’t much evidence that the woman talked about in Proverbs 31 is an actual person. She is an ideal. Which sounds super intimidating, and unattainable, but it’s not. She’s not a doormat....
Bold Women of the Bible: The Daughters of Zelophehad

Bold Women of the Bible: The Daughters of Zelophehad

If you’ve never heard of the The Daughters of Zelophehad, you are not alone. These obscure young ladies are mentioned in the Old Testament book of Numbers. If there is one book that’s harder to read than Deuteronomy (that’s all the laws for the...
Bold Women of the Bible: Deborah

Bold Women of the Bible: Deborah

The book of Judges is one of my favorite books. I love the stories of Israel dancing back and forth. First realizing how much they need God because of some giant mess they’ve gotten themselves into…and then forsaking Him to try to do it on their own....
Bold Women of the Bible: Esther

Bold Women of the Bible: Esther

One of the interesting things about the story of Esther is that you will not find God mentioned anywhere in it. That doesn’t mean His hands aren’t all over it though. Let’s start from the beginning. Or actually, before the beginning of Esther’s...
Bold Women Modern Edition: JK Rowling

Bold Women Modern Edition: JK Rowling

The Harry Potter phenomena happened before I had kids. I had just finished Goblet of Fire around the time that my oldest son was born, and since I spent the following four years pregnant or breastfeeding, or otherwise changing diapers and chasing toddlers, it was also...