I first heard of UVa student Hannah Graham's disappearance through friends on facebook who know her personally. Later Monday evening in the Women's Prayer Group offered through my church, a couple of students who are acquainted with her spoke of the difficulty they were having processing the incident. We lit candles as we prayed for … Continue reading humanity

Hobby Lobby pro-life?

I already talked about the Hobby Lobby case in various corners of the internet, but I realize it's something I should address here because I take an approach few critics are taking, and it has a lot to do with the topic of my blog, Style Wise. If you haven't already heard, the Supreme Court … Continue reading Hobby Lobby pro-life?


Thanks for following Leah Wise : a journal! Today I reached 1,000 followers on WordPress. I think every blogger hopes to gain this type of readership, but it's often quite elusive. I'll keep on posting essays, thoughts, and snippets from my life and I hope you'll keep following along.


Just wanted to stop in to let you know about a cool, informal anthropological study/blog on women and marriage called The Marriage Project. According to the blog's founder: I want to interrogate the “sacred cow” of marriage, to ask questions that women tell me they are seldom asked about what’s assumed to be an inevitability, … Continue reading links.