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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 each other outside the office. Today, we’re discussing what those differences are in the office. If… Read More

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 Workplace.  -------------------- 4word: You state in your book that for women to understand how men think… Read More

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 to husband and family.  I read the book years ago and really enjoyed it, because even… Read More

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. First, let’s recap what we talked about on the blog this week.  Previously on 4word Our… Read More

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 writing schedule to talk to us about where she is in her faith journey right now.… Read More

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 a puff of smoke and fire crackers, something changed instantly for the better.  I laugh at… Read More

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 boy do we have oodles of “love links” for you this week. First, we’ll re-cap what… Read More

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, read on! -------------------- 4word: Can you give us an example of an insight from the book… Read More

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 Know about the Inner Lives of Men. Her book has sold millions of copies and is… Read More

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 the conception of the male-female dynamic adopted in popular culture.  How many sitcoms have you seen… Read More

Friday Favorites

Happy Friday, everyone! We hope you have some fun plans in place for this Labor Day weekend. Before you head out, here’s a summary of what we talked about this week. Previously on 4word All week long, we’ve been discussing career goals. No matter where you are in… Read More

Interview: Andrea Lucado, Part 2

Last Wednesday, we shared part of our interview with Andrea Lucado. Today, we’re posting the second half. We’ll learn how Andrea started working at a company she loved in a job she hated, and how she worked with her supervisor to find a position that was a better… Read More

Planning Your Work Future

Where are you headed? Maybe you’re already on track for your “dream job,” or maybe you don’t even know what it looks like yet.  Either way, now is a great time to start thinking critically about your professional future. First things first, you need to know yourself. This… Read More

Friday Favorites

Good afternoon! We hope your week has gone well. It’s been a busy one here at 4word, so we have lots of goodies to share with you in this week’s Friday wrap-up. In case you’re checking in for the first time this week, our theme was “love,” and… Read More

Interview: Andrea Lucado, Part 1

For this week’s interview, we spoke with Andrea Lucado, a young 20-something who works for Thomas Nelson Publishing in Nashville. Andrea told us about some of the questions she has been wrestling with as societal norms for romantic relationships change. -------------------- 4word: In what ways do you think… Read More

Love and Confusion

Is he your future husband? A few weeks ago we talked about how racing to find “the one” can lead to some bad romantic decisions.  But what do you do if you’re in a relationship and wondering, “could this guy be my guy?  Is he right for me,… Read More

Friday Favorites

Good afternoon, ladies! It’s time for another weekend wrap up post. This week, our theme was “pray,” and we’ve been talking about that all-important priority in our lives: our faith. Previously on 4word We all know how central faith is to our lives, but sometimes making it a… Read More

Interview: Cathleen Falsani, Part Two

Welcome back everyone! For those of you who missed part one of our interview with Cathleen Falsani, here’s a quick summary: Cathleen writes about religion and pop culture, and she has a new book coming out this September about Justin Bieber. Earlier today, she shared with us what… Read More

Interview: Cathleen Falsani, Part One

We have a special treat for you today! 4word had the opportunity to talk to Cathleen Falsani, also known as God Girl. For the past 15 years, Cathleen has written about religion and popular culture. She is an award-winning columnist for the Religion News Service and Sojourners Magazine… Read More

Pray: Keeping Faith First

Are you keeping your priorities straight? Faith, family and relationships, work. We all know how our priorities should look, but with deadlines at work and relationships demanding attention, it can be easy to slip out of balance.  We rush around trying to satisfy the most “urgent” demands, and… Read More