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Sea legs required

Deciding to move forward with this new blog site, to write again after a lengthy hiatus, came with certain trepidations, several rounds ofView full post »

the Sisterhood

We stood in the kitchen, open refrigerator door separating us. Quickly stirring my coffee, I gathered words along with my purse and carView full post »

Rewriting the ish

“It smells like candy out here, Mommy.” The country air dripping in honeysuckle breezes, I breath in deep; she is right. LikeView full post »

Sparkles run in the family

Walking through the cluttered house this morning- laundry basket on hip, bare feet dancing the gauntlet of stray toys- my eyes caught aView full post »

Desperate extravagance

The announcement came forth, igniting a flame within. An upcoming sojourn, along the very paths Jesus and his disciples traveled – anView full post »

Watchful, Expectant, Brimming

Along the horizon, while the sun softly lowers the day’s curtain, an anticipation rises, bubbling up within. Quiet Hope inView full post »

The Tracing back of Wonder

It was June, just about four years ago now, when I sat in that midwestern church, immersed in the fog that accompanies grief. HalfView full post »

Monday’s prayer: Peter’s Poem

Years of wander, Wayward, hamster-wheel living. Seeking minus surrender; another turn of the squeaky wheel, panting from a pace frantic, aView full post »

with purpose to fight

If we are connected on social media, you have seen me write often about our white deer. I use the term “our” as she truly hasView full post »

Monday’s prayer: Artist’s hand

Good morning, Monday. Hello there, fresh week. I see you too, familiar old obligations and to-dos. There you loom, poised to impose andView full post »

My Awe-Full Life {2013 review and 2014 plans}

Greetings friends, on this final sun-up to down of 2013. As I have hinted here and on other social media outlets, our little adoption blogView full post »

Mondays, Messengers, and Mountains

I searched for her every day following our Monday morning encounter, one week ago. Eyes, scanning the fields and hillsides, yet she made noView full post »