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Friday Favorites

The weekend's almost here, which means it's time for another Friday Favorites post featuring our own weekly articles and some of our favorites from around the blogosphere. This Week at 4word We’ve…

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Interview: Rachel Cruze

Many of you have probably heard about Dave Ramsey and his popular personal finance course, “Financial Peace University.” Did you know that his daughter, Rachel Cruze, is also an expert on personal…

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Chasing Superwoman

“Every one of us is fighting something.” That’s one thing that stuck with me from Jennie Allen’s interview last Wednesday, because I think it’s absolutely true. I also agree with Jennie that…

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Friday Favorites

Welcome back, everyone! We hope that you had a wonderful week and that you’re beginning to see some cooler fall weather, wherever you happen to be. In keeping with this week’s “pray”…

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Interview: Jennie Allen

Have you ever felt stuck, maybe by a situation at work, a tough relationship or a besetting sin you just couldn’t conquer? Jennie Allen felt the same way. That’s why she wrote…

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A Prayerful Leap of Faith

Ready to leap? A few years ago I was at a point in my life where things were pretty good.  I was looking for a job but I had plenty of time…

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Friday Favorites

Previously on 4word Our theme this week was “love,” and we’ve been talking about the importance of female friendships. On Monday, Diane shared recent research showing that “friendships can dramatically improve a…

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Interview: Katie Reiff

On Monday, Diane told us about the importance of female friendships. Yesterday, we talked to Katie Reiff, one of the four founders of 4word Portland, about her relationship with the other three…

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Love and Friendship

Have your friends heard from you lately? It can sometimes be hard for working women to make time for friends, especially if you’re married or in a serious dating relationship.  And trust…

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Friday Favorites

Another Friday, another round up of our favorite posts from around the blogosphere. Our theme this week was inspired by the new movie I Don’t Know How She Does It, starring Sarah…

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More from Shaunti Feldhahn, Part 2

Welcome back! This is the final post in our interview with author Shaunti Feldhahn. Two weeks ago, we talked to Shaunti about the differences in the ways men and women relate to…

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More from Shaunti Feldhahn, Part 1

Two weeks ago, we interviewed Shaunti Feldhahn about her book For Women Only. This week, we’re sharing the latter part of that interview about her latest book, For Women Only in the…

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I Don’t Know How She Does It

Are you practicing your juggling act? The film, I Don’t Know How She Does It opened this weekend.  It’s about Kate Reddy, a woman juggling a high-power career and a firm commitment…

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Friday Favorites

Happy Friday, everyone! It’s been an exciting week here at 4word, because Diane’s book Work, Love, Pray shipped on Tuesday. If you haven’t ordered your copy yet, there are more details below.…

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Interview: Ally Spotts

This week, we are interviewing one of our own! Ladies, meet Ally Spotts. She’s a writer, blogger and member of the 4word Portland group. Last week, Ally took time out of her…

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Praying For Slow Miracles

Is God moving too slowly for you? When I was a little girl, I used to think of miracles like magic spells: God waved his special “miracle wand” and poof!  There in…

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Friday Favorites

It’s Friday afternoon, which means it’s time for 4word’s Friday Favorites. This week, we’ve been talking about love, specifically about the differences in how men and women relate to one another. And…

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Interview: Shaunti Feldhahn, Part 2

Welcome back, everyone. We’re continuing our conversation with author Shaunti Feldhahn about her book For Women Only. If you missed the first part of our interview, you can find it here. Otherwise,…

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Interview: Shaunti Feldhahn, Part 1

If you’ve ever wondered what’s going on inside your father’s/boyfriend’s/husband’s/son’s head, you are not alone. Last week, we talked to Shaunti Feldhahn about her book For Women Only: What You Need to…

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Love: Understanding The Men In Your Life

Do you get him? Conventional wisdom tells us that men are basically uncomplicated.  We’re the complicated ones who are supposedly moody and emotional and whose feelings are easily hurt.   This is certainly…

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