Trapped. A hummingbird flails against the open glass slider—inside the house. Dare I usher this manic three-inch wonder outside? Inching closer, newspaper in hand, I cradle and lift until—with a cranky chirk—it swivels midair, then rockets away. In this moment there is life and food for future years. —Wm. Wordsworth +++ I … [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.
"Relax" — perhaps not your first title for this image. How long has this homely garden gnome kissed the dirt? Someone seems pretty lax in their landscaping. Re: … [Read More...]
"Light scatter from the microscope," the eye surgeon said. "Your own personal light show." During outpatient surgery today, vivid shapes—morphing from teal blue to … [Read More...]
"Squirrel!" Like the talking dog in the movie "Up," I'm distracted. While reading, peripheral movements at the bird feeder have snagged my gaze. A small rodent … [Read More...]