Author Linda Atwell has a special daughter with special needs. Loving Lindsay is her chronicle of their complicated mother-daughter relationship, one that is still evolving and teaching her many sometimes unwelcome lessons. Hear Linda share her story and more on Nothing to Apologize For. The book is available on Amazon. For more information about Linda or to read her blog, go to www.lindaatwell.com.
Chloe Jesperson is one of the most impressive, wisest, cutest, deepest, most faithful, most articulate people on this earth. She also happens to be a Millennial. What's a Millennial? I can give you the dictionary definition—a person reaching young adulthood in the early 21st century—but it's a lot more interesting to hear how one thinks and feels and worships.
Lindsay Page is a walking talking miracle. She was diagnosed with angiosarcoma three years ago and, wisely, did not Google it. This form of cancer is so rare that only 50 people a year in the US are diagnosed with it, and the prognosis is very poor—well under three years. But that's just one of the many miracles Lindsay has experienced in her unbelievably arduous battle to, as she says, stay for her kids. Never bitter, always faithful to God and family, Lindsay is a rare and beautiful soul.
How does a girl get from Paraguay, where her father is an icon in the leprosy healing community, to a Ph.D teaching business on the faculties of American universities, to a spiritual seeker? Very dramatically. And that's not even the half of it.
We're having a moment, we women. There's safety in numbers, there's belief in numbers, and women who have remained silent for decades are coming forward with accusations of sexual abuse. No one can judge a woman for how she responds to sexual harassment or assault, but can we learn anything from the Lauren Bacalls and Katherine Hepburns of the world?