United Church of Christ

Books of the Bible: Ruth

In this Mother’s Day season, I appreciate the tribe of women. The ones that help their daughters survive. The ones that bond around mission. Belonging can be a joy.


Quinn G. Caldwell

Naomi sends Ruth out to glean in the fields, and in a move that women everywhere will recognize, strategizes about how to protect her from being “bothered.” 


Marchaé Grair

There’s a popular meme circulating that says: “She’s someone’s sister/mother/daughter/wife.”