Prayer for Our Daughters

May they never be lonely at parties Or wait for mail from people they haven’t written Or still in middle age ask God for favors Or forbid their children things they were never forbidden.   May hatred be… Read More


I have so many friends raising girls right now that I thought I would share with them this small, perfect poem—a guidepost if ever there was one—by the gifted poet, Mark Jarman. A Prayer for our Daughters May… Read More