Thrive seeks to empower and encourage women in cross-cultural work.
We are seeking women who are serving or have served in cross-cultural settings to contribute an article in any of the following areas:
Being a woman serving cross-culturally
Being single; being married
Lessons you have learned about the Father and His character
Dealing with loneliness, loss, role confusion, depression, abuse, addictions, etc.
Spiritual formation practices
Lessons learned from a seasoned veteran
Interpersonal relationships: friendships with women, Company members, nationals, aging parents
Initial adjustments – culture shock, family, interacting with nationals, etc.
Planning for home assignment; returning to country of service
Leaving the field permanently
The only qualification is life experience. We know you have a story to tell, or maybe several. Remember: Laughter is always good medicine! Please write and tell us what’s on your heart. This is a great way to launch your writing career! We love to encourage first-time writers. Check out our Articles by Global Women and Recipes in our Thrive Connection for a feel and ideas for content.
Our article and recipe review policy:
All submissions must be sent by email through our Customer support portal
Please title the email Subject line: Connection Article Submission or Recipe
Submit articles by File Attachment (MS Word) in our Customer support portal email form
We give acknowledgment upon receiving your article (allow 2 weeks)
Our Connection Editor reads all articles or recipes and makes decisions on the appropriateness of an article or recipe for Thrive's readers
We will notify you by email if your article is selected
We have editorial license to make changes we deem necessary. If we do more than routine copy editing, we will let you see the changes before publication
We have publishing rights. You retain ownership of the article. By submitting an article or recipe to Thrive, you are giving your permission to allow it to be archived and available for downloading indefinitely
Note: We must have your name, e-mail address and short bio to publish your article/recipe, however, you may chose to not have your name included when the article/recipe is published. This information may be highlighted as a guest author within the published article/recipe. Additionally, if your article/recipe is selected we will also have you make a Gravatar profile that will allow us to feature a card photo of you within your published article/recipe.