"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 poses atop the Squirrel Begone Baffle. Book forgotten, I fetch my camera. I am easily baffled. Prone to distraction: hunger clears its throat when I mean to pray, … [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.
Waves . . . oh how this world waves. Breakers fling themselves at the shore Beasts flick their ears to scatter flies Gills ripple underwater Land heaves and … [Read More...]
Hope deferred. Not what we had in mind. Dreamer and I finally saw the cardiologist. For 3 long weeks we have awaited The Plan. Remember the classic parental … [Read More...]
Sigh ... audibly. Deeply. Frequently. (So says my fitness instructor) Dreamer's latest angiogram date looms. After 5 bypasses, why are we here again? Dismay feels … [Read More...]