Kissing: Can it reboot the soul? Think of things that disappear . . . writes poet Naomi Shibab Nye Things evanescent as infancy, childhood, youth, a glass of wine, a kiss. Think of beings, or moments, that blend in so well we seldom notice them. You might miss a person, or a pet, whose company you've cherished. Perhaps … [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.
Stalled, half-spent, a balloon bouquet rustles, snagged in our pine tree. "Party!" it must have recently signaled from somebody's mailbox. Before it was … [Read More...]
A threshold awaits. Once Dreamer’s quintuple bypass surgery is scheduled, we spend an anxious week teetering on this sobering, irreversible borderline. “Open … [Read More...]
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 … [Read More...]