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Book Birthday!

Play Like a Girl turns 1 year old today. It has been an incredible year. Subscribe to this blog Leave this field empty if you’re human: Play Like a Girl I’ve been reflecting on the researching and writing stages of Play Like a Girl a lot lately. My time in Kibera listening to the KGSA […]

You Matter. You Belong. You are Enough. And the Game is Rigged.

I once heard Krista Tippet being interviewed instead of doing the interviewing. She spoke about asking people not the question she wanted to ask, but the question she thought her guest would want to answer. That shift is deeply important. That is exactly what Meta Carlson did when she sat Kirstin Burch and I down […]

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Crossing Boundaries, Being Seen

Anyone else need some good news these days? Subscribe to this blog Leave this field empty if you’re human: Play Like a Girl City Stay and Like a Girl are two places giving me hope. Youth are leading the way to peace: While the news cycle was saturated with separating families at the border, the […]

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Love Fest!

A few things I love so much I want to share: Subscribe to this blog Leave this field empty if you’re human: Play Like a Girl Abby Wambach’s Barnard graduation speech. Fail up. Lead from the bench. Champion each other. Demand the ball. You are not Little Red Riding Hood. You are the wolf. And […]

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Soccer Players Unite!

KGSA Foundation and I are doing a campaign to get a copy of Play Like a Girl to every girls’ soccer team at the 2018 Schwan’s Cup in Blaine this July in hopes of connecting amazing girls here with amazing girls in Kibera. We can get books for $10 a copy, so a small donation to the […]

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12 Tiny Things #Spirituality

Heidi Barr and I are a few months into an adventure called 12 Tiny Things. We are taking one aspect of life and reflecting on it for a month in order to deepen and nurture our roots. Join us on Facebook and our website. This post came out of my month focusing on Spirituality. The […]

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12 Tiny Things #work

Heidi Barr and I are two months into an adventure called 12 Tiny Things. We are taking one aspect of life and reflecting on it for a month in order to deepen and nurture our roots. Join us on Facebook and our website. Here are some brief notes from my month focusing on WORK: Subscribe to […]

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Betrayal

This morning the task was to discuss the story of Judas betraying Jesus with two separate groups of high school students. Subscribe to this blog Leave this field empty if you’re human: Play Like a Girl We read John’s version, where the soldiers, police and Pharisees went after Jesus with lanterns, torches and weapons. Later, […]

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ZOOM House Gala

A home brings with it the stability necessary to dream. ZOOM House goes well beyond shelter, supporting residents holistically. I’m thrilled to be the keynote speaker at ZOOM House’s gala. Please join us and invest in their work of offering dignity through housing and advocacy. Subscribe to this blog Leave this field empty if you’re […]

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12 Tiny Things

Welcome to the end of January. How are your 2018 resolutions going? One reason New Year’s resolutions don’t often work is we try to take a big step that we have not laid the foundation for. Tiny does not equate to insignificant. Little things can be big things when they are addressing the core of the […]

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