Paradise emerges around us in hints and glimpses. For half my life, with all my heart and mind, I have cherished being schooled, guided, and loved, in return, by an incomparable mentor. In mid-March Associate Professor Emerita of Theatre, Pat Stien, and I celebrated St. Pat’s Day with buttery scones and Irish poems. In her … [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.
The food of love? Well, we are making cookies today . . . My granddaughter perches on the kitchen stool, one loose-cannon leg kicking the rungs. She’s chatty, a … [Read More...]
My husband, Dreamer, sees her first: Robin Dear seamstress of April stockinged in brown, your bright apron a blur, are you watching me watching … [Read More...]
Dear Mary Magdalene, About that woeful, bone-lonesome dawn. The gaping tomb. I have questions . . . Take the man you mistook for the gardener. Was … [Read More...]