• Frozen Blossoms

    October 25, 2013

    In the early spring of this year, we had a span of beautiful, mild weather. The sun came out, the snow melted.  After a…

  • Celestial Realities

    August 22, 2013

    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…

  • Protect the Nestlings

    April 21, 2013

    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…

  • Forget Me Not

    April 12, 2013

    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.

    I am…

  • A Letter to a Friend

    April 10, 2013

    Dear Emily,

    You have been on my mind so much as of late. Even though hundreds of miles and several states separate us physically, I…

  • Surrender

    March 11, 2013

    For the last couple of decades of my life, I have had an uneasy relationship with the story of the young rich man spoken…