Book Birth Day! (and a contest)

Book Birth Day! (and a contest)

It’s Launch Day!  Long Days of Small Things is born into the world! As with so many things, Long Days of Small Things: Motherhood as a Spiritual Discipline was conceived as a spark, an idea, without me realizing that something new and real had begun. Then came a...
Long Days of Small Things…We Have a Cover!

Long Days of Small Things…We Have a Cover!

Friends, it has been a joy this past year to write my first book, Long Days of Small Things: Motherhood as a Spiritual Discipline (NavPress, 2017). The book is finished (my end of it anyway) and getting ready to be sold March of 2017…which suddenly doesn’t...
Let’s Feed The Light

Let’s Feed The Light

With a month left in this election, I’m so very tired. We all are. There is so much hatred and fear in the world, and if we didn’t know that before, we know it now. Without a doubt, if we’re to do any good we must learn to look bravely and deeply...
Springtime Girl

Springtime Girl

This morning after everyone else had left, S and I finished getting ready for preschool. We found matching socks, and braided her hair. With her backpack on, I saw my big girl off. At lunch time, she jumped out of the neighbor’s car and ran to house, backpack...
Making Things New

Making Things New

Today I spent some quality time with the Creator. I know! Audacious thought. Ridiculous, pompous notion. True none the less. We sat silently on my front porch, drinking tea, listening to the unmistakable sound of gentle wind rustling through dried leaves, and...