The first Sunday of Advent. The Sunday of Hope. In a darkened world, finding glimmers of hope can often prove elusive for many. We search…
Last December I read a fascinating article about the Japanese art of Kintsugi (also referred to as Kintsukuroi)– which is the tradition of fixing…
The day after Mother’s Day.
A morning in which we awaken after a day of praise and adulation and get back to work as usual….
You call me out upon the waters
The great unknown
Where feet may fail
And there I find you in the mystery
In oceans deep
My faith will stand
In the early spring of this year, we had a span of beautiful, mild weather. The sun came out, the snow melted. After a…
In my last post, I mentioned that I had been re-reading A Quiet Heart by Patricia Holland. It is one of my most favorite spiritually-themed…
Well, three months have come and gone in the blink of an eye. This year has proven to be quite the roller coaster ride…
It has been quite the week.
Bombings in Boston, explosions in Waco, massive flooding in my hometown of Chicago, a (small) earthquake here in our…
I’m tired. I’m worn. My heart is heavy.
Lyrics from a Tenth Avenue North song that ring true in my life right now.
You have been on my mind so much as of late. Even though hundreds of miles and several states separate us physically, I…