Interview with a Volunteer

Interview with a Volunteer

The Single Moms Retreat is one of the highlights of the year at Bridging the Gap. Single moms from all over Minnesota gather to be nourished spiritually and physically. From amazing worship and speakers to the Diva Boutique and the Spa, these hard-working mommas leave...

Celebrate in the Darkness

I have a friend that says, “Life’s too short not to celebrate every little thing you can.” I like the way she thinks. The other day another friend of mine told me about something she’d learned in her study of the Bible that calls for a celebration. It’s pretty cool,...

Strong Women

“Strong Women: May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them.” This quote is flying around everywhere these days–on social media, t-shirts, wall decor, coffee mugs, and even keychains. (I thought the keychain thing was just a joke, but I checked Etsy;...

Buy Once, Give Twice

I love Christmas, but every now and then I need a little inspiration to help me choose the perfect gift for friends or family. Maybe you do, too. I especially love to give gifts that not only benefit the recipient, but also benefit others. This is not always possible,...

Growing While You Wait

“Please wait,” I find myself saying regularly to my children these days. Whether they are both requesting something at the same time or talking to me while I’m in the middle of something else, I have this response at the ready. Sometimes I’m able to answer with...

Unstressed Vacation Tips

Taking a road trip or airline flight somewhere this summer? Chances are that if you have kids of a certain age, you’re looking for ways to keep them occupied while on the road or in the air. With that in mind, we’ve compiled some of our best tips on how to make your...