A Letter to My Daughter One Year Later

Dear Katherine, It’s been a year now since you took your life. A year and 7 days to be precise. The truth is nothing is precise in our lives here anymore. Since that time, life goes on, but is a blur of meaningless activity overshadowed by your absence. Time is irrelevant. Day, night, hours- whatContinue reading “A Letter to My Daughter One Year Later”

The Day She Prayed for a Brother

Dear reader, if you find yourself new to this place, I welcome you. I am currently revisiting and sharing from the archives of past written blog posts while I work through a season of grief. I long to share more in the near future, but for now, I am traveling slowly through the peaks andContinue reading “The Day She Prayed for a Brother”

Putting 200 Day Journal to Rest for the Rest of the Season – Adjusting my Focus

Some of you may already have noticed that the 200 Day Journal prompts have halted. As in a few late prompts, and then, from a trickle to a braking train, we arrive at a dead stop at Prompt 81. Originally I intended to take our current jpurney straight through November to the start of Advent,Continue reading “Putting 200 Day Journal to Rest for the Rest of the Season – Adjusting my Focus”

A Merciful Moment

Paintings by Laurie Snow Hein “If you have men who will exclude any of God’s creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men.” St. Francis of Assisi I am sharing this story from the archives this weekend…I hope there might be something thatContinue reading “A Merciful Moment”