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The One About Shopping Carts and This Season I’m In

I am in a new season of life it would seem.  The one where I am called out on my assumptions and the conclusions I've jumped to.  I am fascinated and intrigued by it, because the message to "chill" and "give things a second or third glance" continues to come from the strangest and most… Continue reading The One About Shopping Carts and This Season I’m In

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Columba pacis

This evening as my Aub and I gathered together in a circle of 100 or more people gathered at the Vigil, I looked down in the midst of the singing, and I saw this leaf there on the ground in front of me.  It intrigued me and comforted me.  As prayers were said for the… Continue reading Columba pacis

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Letting Feathers Fly

The day after I shared with y'all the video of the beautiful Thai commercial and challenged us all to "be the feathers" who look after and over each other with compassionate hearts and tender hands, my friend shared this quote with me.   Oh my. She shared it with me as a different way of thinking about "being… Continue reading Letting Feathers Fly

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Scars and Second Chances

I find the most amazing life-changing thoughts and wisdom in some of the craziest places. Remember when I told you about finding Henry Van Dyke (prolific author, clergyman, and educator) through watching a Christmas episode of Ally McBeal?  I started watching the series all over again on Netflix when Mama was in the hospital in… Continue reading Scars and Second Chances

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Ending a Chapter in My Story

I just closed the door on a chapter of my life.  A very long chapter.  The why's and wherefore's really aren't important, but here's what is. I'm a scriptwriter from way back.  I like to "write out" how something will go down, who will say what, where they will go, and how all of this… Continue reading Ending a Chapter in My Story