the friday features: july 29, 2016.

The Friday Features exist to fuel you with you sparks of joy and propel you toward the things that matter as you head into your weekend. If you’d like to submit an article to be included in the features, you can send me the link here.

For When You Just Can’t with the RNC/DNC Anymore: Which Came First: Bad Politicians or TV Shows About Bad Politicians? by Kaitlyn Schiess for Christ and Pop Culture

For the Sad Girls: Why Do These White Women Look So Sad? by Laura Barcella for Pacific Standard

For When You’re Saying Peace Out to the Mommy Wars: The 5 Truths Stay-at-Home and Working Moms Can Agree On by Katelyn Beaty for Her.Meneutics at Christianity Today

For the Burb Dwellers: Suburbanites, I Need You! by Ashley Hales

For When Your Kid Asks Where Babies Come From: 5 Lessons My Parents Taught Me About Sexuality by Jaquelle Crowe for The Gospel Coalition

For the People with Open Arms, and Those Who Need Arms Opened to Them: When Honesty Is Our Invitation by Alia Joy Hagenbach for Grace Table

For When You’re Feeling Like an “Intimidating” Woman or are Intimidated by a Woman (and/or When You Need a Laugh): 9 Non-Threatening Leadership Strategies for Women by Sarah Cooper for The Cooper Review

Here’s to a restful weekend!

From Him | Through Him | To Him,
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Author: Abby Perry

Abby Perry is an old soul, a Jesus girl, better in writing. She's a wife to Jared and mother to Owen and Gabriel. Words strung together is her attempt at making sense of the world. In 2016, she is blogging her way through her first full year of observing the Christian/liturgical calendar. She also writes on her family's journey amidst the realities of Gabriel's neuro-genetic disorder, listening to the Spirit in the midst of suffering, and the questions ever present in her mind.