Weary

Weary

Grace St. Catherine lives with predictability. She loves to pounce in the snow chasing snowballs. Ice cubes tend to be a desirable evening treat. Pawing a tennis ball under the TV table offers much hide and seek delight. Meals and snacks always begin with prayer. And,...
Tears

Tears

Tears accompany me throughout my days. I often wish for a different story where tears scarcely existed and instead, laughter and joy poured through my veins. The last three years have been the toughest of my life and many days continue to offer instances of salty...
Skittish

Skittish

Last weekend I enjoyed the gift of taking care of my grand-puppies. Hope and Meshach (or affectionately nicknamed Meshee) arrived with boundless energy which offered excitement and exhaustion to my soul. I am thankful Sam and Emily live close by so that I could help...
Buddy

Buddy

Recently a friend messaged a powerful song for me to listen to by Hillary Scott called Still. The message of the song resonated deeply with my soul. One phrase hit me hard: “And trust that You are parting waters,” Many contemporary songs speak of God parting the...
Better

Better

Christmas cards, letters, shopping, baking, end of year projects, health screening, Netflix and Hulu tv specials, car repairs, salvation army drop offs, social gatherings in person or via zoom, gift giving, church commitments, year-end giving, and dinner parties. What...
Rejuvenate

Rejuvenate

Covid shifted expectations and experiences for nearly everyone on the planet. I found myself offering spiritual direction and soulcare via zoom. These monthly sessions morphed into outdoor meetings as covid restrictions changed. Jokingly, I remarked that my office...