Leah Farmer

Personal perspectives on faith, literature, and life.

Death of a Product…

Product Management is not a flashy job most of the time. A good Product Manager is always looking for the right thing to build for her customers. She is asking…

Listening…part 2

A couple weeks ago I wrote a post about being the listening receptacle at work. In it I lamented a bit about the fact that I’m not longer an expert…

Listening…

Yesterday was a long day. There are often days when I feel like I am the listening receptacle to the people I work with. I am often the leader on…

Revisiting Lilly…

In mid-October of 2012, we were all watching as Mitt Romney flailed around on stage talking about how, if elected, he had received “binders full of women” to choose from…

Are you my mother?

  I was probably 5 or 6 the first time I told my sister Kelly that I was old enough for her to tell me The Truth. The Truth…that I…

A Year of Resurrection…

This time last year I was in the throes of a depression. I’d walked away from a horrible job at Expedia. I was on vacation, but I knew long before…

Permission…

Liz Gilbert outdid herself this weekend. She showed up, led us, was raw about her life, and asked us to meet with the parts of ourselves that may be hiding…

Glimpses of Love…

Today I caught a glimpse of myself in a storefront mirror as I walked down 4th Avenue towards my friend’s house. When I’d dressed earlier that day and applied my…

All is well…and ordinary

The Christmas tree has been taken down, the stockings have been put away, Nat King Cole has been set aside to croon about Christmas another day, and the lights have…

Epiphany!

Readings: Isaiah 60:1-6; Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14; Ephesians 3:1-12; Matthew 2:1-12 They made it! The Wise Men have ARRIVED!!! And the star they had seen in the east guided them to…