Love Never Fails: A Christmas Version

The holidays can create unique pressures on us. There are a dizzying array of demands and decisions to make: travel plans, family preparations, finances, shopping, cooking and cleaning to name just a few. It’s no wonder uninvited guests called stress and depression can find their way into our hearts and homes during the holidays. Today’s five-minute reflection gets to the heart of it all.

Podcast 12: Root and Bloom Forever and The Gift of Advent

This episode welcomes Joanne Kuster and Mary Shell, the mother daughter team who created the fabulous lifestyle blog Joanne and Mary both live in the greater Des Moines area and aim to connect busy women with new ideas, amazing stories, and tips to make our lives intentional, meaningful and rewarding.

Trouble with the Ticket System?

If you logged on yesterday hoping to register for Advent at The Well, did you go to battle with the ticket system? We heard from many women who had issues getting successfully registered. But we also had a great opening day of registrations, so we are a bit perplexed. The Whoozin tech support staff said there Read more about Trouble with the Ticket System?[…]

Advent at The Well: A Word About Our Cookie Table

For those who didn’t attend our 2017 summer gathering, you missed seeing and enjoying Katie Wallin’s “well” cake. It was so beautiful many didn’t realize it was even a cake at first. Some may have even poked at it, but I’m not naming names. 🙂 Katie’s creative baking skills are once again at work for Read more about Advent at The Well: A Word About Our Cookie Table[…]

Save the Date! Advent at The Well

Hello friends! Long time, no blogpost. After our splendid Summer at The Well gathering on June 24, we took some time to rest and intentionally pray for guidance and direction regarding the future of The Well. I’m excited to share there’s a lot happening behind the scenes to build the spiritual and organizational foundation of this Read more about Save the Date! Advent at The Well[…]

Advent at The Well: A Recap and an Exciting Announcement!

To the 160+ women who came out on a cold night during a busy season for Advent at The Well, thank you! To those who couldn’t attend due to other obligations, we missed you. Here are a few bits and pieces from the evening. I’ve been asked several times: Was Katie Patrizio’s talk recorded? Yes! Katie’s talk was Read more about Advent at The Well: A Recap and an Exciting Announcement![…]

Register now for Advent at The Well

  Registration is now open for Advent at The Well. Details follow. The Details Tuesday, December 6 – the Feast of St. Nicholas. The event will be held at the Windsor Heights Community Center, just west of Des Moines with easy access off I-235. Doors open at 6:45 PM. Programming for Advent at The Well ends at 9:00 PM. Women Read more about Register now for Advent at The Well[…]