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A Woman’s Place Welcomes New Executive Director

(Doylestown, PA) A Woman’s Place (AWP), Bucks County’s domestic violence agency for over 40 years, is extremely excited to welcome new Executive Director Tammy Oliver to lead the organization. Ms. Oliver joins the ranks of some of Bucks County’s most dynamic and bold leaders who have lead AWP over the years. Though she has big…
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I’m a Riser

No one truly knows how strong they are until summoned to learn. If you are living your life, chances are you’ve already put your inner strength to the test. Every day we are faced with some form of adversity from losing a job, getting divorced, or feeling alone to the severity of disease, poverty or…
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What if?

Eight women sit around a table.  Three laugh about something that happened earlier in the day.  Two are stirring cups of chocolate milk, chatting like old friends.  Another appears lost in thought, quietly looking down at her lap.  I rifle through my binder while the woman to my right takes a sip from her water…
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A Problem…In Perfect

What would you give up to be perfect? “A PROBLEM Is really just a solution in need of a reason to exist. If you think about it, LIFE would be kind of boring if it were completely free of friction. Each day PRESENTS choices. Turn this way, it’s a downhill coast. Turn that way, you…
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The Duty of Delight

“To act lovingly is to begin to feel loving, and certainly to act joyfully brings joy to others which in turn makes one feel joyful. I believe we are called to the duty of delight.” Dorothy Day I recently had the distinct pleasure of engaging in conversation and wrestling with ideas with an intriguing group…
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Empowering BBQ

When the text message notification sounded on my cell phone on Tuesday morning at 4:48 a.m., I actually felt upset. “Just wait,” I thought. “See what it says.” Ugh – two hour delay for the kids. Driving to the office this morning, I found myself checking the rear-view mirror for police cars. I finally realized…
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Read a Book…. Any Book

Read a Book…. Any Book About a month ago, I was in Los Angeles having dinner with one of my favorite people and she laughed at me. (Quick aside – if you are in Los Angeles, definitely head over to Marina del Rey to Killer Shrimp and order their specialty. The Killer Shrimp over rice…
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20 Seconds…

I excitedly started writing about courage around this time last year… and what a year it’s been. For the most part, I’ve tried to practice what I write (let’s not call this preaching, please) and have fun while doing it. I’ve bought my hype. I’ve sipped my Kool-Aid. I’ve almost brazenly challenged others to name…
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Challenging Times…

Renee* has endured years of abuse. Since her husband was laid off due to the economy, the abuse has become more frequent because he is home all day long. She used to feel safe during work hours, but now she feels as though she doesn’t even have a home. Jill* used to meet with her…
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She got flowers…

I got flowers today. I got flowers today. It wasn’t my birthday or any special day. We had our first argument last night, and he said a lot of cruel things that really hurt me. I know he is sorry and didn’t mean the things he said because he sent me flowers today. I got…
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