creative writing
Volunteer Spotlight: Mary Lou Rife
Mary Lou Rife has been teaching women the art of expression in Calvary’s Life Skills, Education and Arts Program (LEAP) for almost one year. She currently teaches a poetry class called “Women’s Voices around the World.” She first learned abou…
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Women Combine Words & Art in Poetry Workshop
Poetry and writing workshops offered through the Life Skills, Education and Arts Program (LEAP) are consistently popular classes among women at Calvary. Over the last eight weeks, women have been exploring different themes and subjects, reading poems…
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Pausing for Poetry
  PICTURE FRAME Such a nice and pretty frame Full of memories Laughter, Joy, Happiness Hidden in the image could it be Anger, Rage, Guilt or Shame Putting it up; please take it down So afraid of what the frame truly holds Frame keeps all emotio…
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Learning for Life
One of the things that makes Calvary unique is the Life Skills, Education and Arts Program (LEAP), which happens every afternoon during the week. Women participate in classes that teach practical skills like how to put together a budget or computer b…
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One Woman’s Words
One way we work to empower the women who come to Calvary Women’s Services is through our Life Skills educational program. The topics taught in these staff and volunteer-led daily workshops range from budgeting to healthy eating to self-esteem. In t…
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