• a pumpkin parable

    March 29, 2016

    The winter had been long and labored. Though the promise of spring was just around the corner, life seemed muddy and a bit barren….

  • in praise of Luna

    February 6, 2015


    A few nights ago I sat down to watch one of the Harry Potter films with Taylor as a reward for completing his reading…

  • one bright light

    January 17, 2015

    Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.

    – Martin Luther King, Jr.,…

  • faint not

    November 30, 2014

    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…

  • the broken beautiful

    July 17, 2014

    Last December I read a fascinating article about the Japanese art of Kintsugi (also referred to as Kintsukuroi)– which is the tradition of fixing…

  • Drop by Drop

    May 12, 2014

    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….

  • an anthem & an education

    March 19, 2014

    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