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”

Accumulation

Stirring the soup of this so-called life, seasons swirl in my mind,
glimpses of who I have been, swimming in my consciousness
stirring within a stew of questions, tiny bits bubbling up
swirling in my brain’s broth, one question rising…
as the scales fall from my eyes-
who am I, now?