• Family

    A Daughter’s Love

    My dear friends, I want to introduce you to my sweet and spicy thirteen year old, Ginger. She is a gifted writer, weaving creativity and beauty together in profoundly touching ways. Ginger has given me permission to share this incredibly beautiful poem written last month, in preparation for Mother’s Day. So we are co-writing this post! I am from decks of cards, from Silverton and Thieves spray. I am from the fire pit in our back yard, covered in ash and memories. I am from the azalea bush, The dog wood tree, Whose white petals fell like snow on a windy day. I am from birthday bowls and big curly…

  • Blog,  Faith,  Family

    Dear January 2020

    The bad news is so shocking and such a blow. It’s real, it’s big, there is so much loss, it blows a punch. It’s unpredictable news, but the feelings from it are...well...predictable. The good news, on the other hand, is…

  • Books,  Faith,  Family,  Friendship

    Stepping Out Spring

    In this post, I want to share about the renewal of my spirit that has occurred while sheltering in place with my family. The abrupt change of pace has provided the white space for many of us to contemplate our…

  • Books,  Faith

    Source of My Strength

    I  love a good inspirational movie, song, or book.  So many of my writings begin with the inspiration I find in them.  I especially love a good adventure!  After all, I lived in Haiti for two years, sailed around the…