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Holy Week and an Unexpected Call

Holy Week and an Unexpected Call

Where do I begin? It’s Holy Week. I decided I would hold off on writing because I wanted to soak it in, not spill out. Well, this is probably one of the longest posts I’ve written in a while, in spite of my best laid plan. I want to drink in these holy days ahead,...
“What Affects One…Affects All”

“What Affects One…Affects All”

In 1963, from the Birmingham Jail, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote: “We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” I’m sure it was not a coincidence that these words...
Manifestation of the Essential: Epiphanytide

Manifestation of the Essential: Epiphanytide

Since we waited four hours for friends to stop by on Christmas Day to drop something off, and I straightened and organized the house, got dressed, put on makeup, when all I really wanted to do was spend the day in my new gray sweatpants, I may do that today. We’ll...
Hope in Hard Places

Hope in Hard Places

I say that I write to find Hope in hard places. But what does that mean? We are just upon the Advent season, my favorite stretch of the year—it’s like celebrating a Birthday for four weeks. The first of the four candles representing each week leading up to Christmas...
Writer and Dog at the End of Day: a Confession

Writer and Dog at the End of Day: a Confession

He’s a projecting, guitar playing, good housekeeping kind of guy. I wouldn’t call myself a slob, there’s just always something better to do other than clean. I’m a good paper towel cleaner upper. I can wipe up the kitchen floor with a single section. He’s also my...

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