Fictional heroine Meg Murry trembles, appalled. Evil Echthroi roam the earth, threatening the lives of all. An angelic mentor declares Meg is a Namer, one who knows who people are meant to be. “War and hate are [Echthroi] business,” the angel declares, “and one of their chief weapons is un-Naming — making people not know who they … [Read More...]
I’m Laurie, a contemplative writer, musician and artist, who helps distracted, heart-weary people refocus on God in creative ways that spark hope and wholeness.
One jillion tiny red currants, already simmered, fill Mama’s jelly bag, slung on its tripod — summer reduced, overnight . . . drip by drip . . . until … [Read More...]
Knots: They show up in myriad ways. Accusations. Crippling rhetoric. Foundations, seemingly crumbling. And then, my own vengeful thoughts, silting over with … [Read More...]
My mother entrusted me with the frayed string that held Nana’s pearls. How does a legacy born of wounding morph into what I hold now? Born on her birthday, I … [Read More...]