No one would choose this. Enforced seclusion for the past month (with recurring C. Diff, a vile intestinal bug) resembles—viewed hopefully— a dubious Gift: unwanted, yet potent as incubation. And not only pathogenically. C. Diff is highly contagious. For now, I can’t leave home. Like embryonic birds trapped inside eggs 24-7, 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.
Stepping out ... Quail: roughly the size of a man’s fist. Sleeping, they splay; roused, they leap into the air, like popcorn kernels hitting hot oil. The … [Read More...]
Gift? Or Riddle? Joseph wakes her, by lantern-light. “We have to go. It’s not safe here.” All Ears, their rickety donkey, snuffles. Joseph carefully settles Mary … [Read More...]
Grace ... in media res "In the Middle of Things" Between our creaking dockand the park’s rocky point,leaching bluefrom Fowler Lake’s surface,the perilous sandbar … [Read More...]