Spokane glitters, a city between storms. A City on Ice — as I am, waiting alone for the nurse’s update. Just down the hall, contrast dye seeps through my husband’s veins. Shrugging off layers — jacket, scarf, vest — I pace; then feeling chilled, curl into the molded plastic chair, knees up, hugging myself. Shrugging and … [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.
Centerpiece: A landing place for the jaded gaze A scenic interruption of the mundane A visual invitation For 10 glorious days Maui offered us multiple, … [Read More...]
Longing: What does it want from me? This insistent ache, at night, weighting the chest like an X-ray apron. This unfocused energy, jangling as a florescent tube on … [Read More...]
On New Year's Day, rowdy wind rocks our trees. It strums our massive Corinthian wind chimes (Tuned to a C chord, they sound melodic). I raise Dreamer's cell phone … [Read More...]