Rut — (dubious real estate): From Middle English rutte, from Middle French ruit, or "disturbance," from Latin rugire "to roar."* Read: frustration. Hair-tearing, hollow, dead-end days. A rut is the one place nobody wants to wallow. What I'm learning? No matter how slight, every rut, by its nature, has an up-side. Imagine ambling … [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.
Can one person be a bird sanctuary? June 3rd marks the feast day for Irish monk St. Kevin and his legendary blackbird. T'is a fine time for admiring flight, I'm … [Read More...]
ALTERNATIVES, noun, definition: 1: options, choices, other possibilities. 2: existing or functioning outside the established cultural, social, or economic system … [Read More...]
Some stories are so tender, they're meant for only a few eyes. This story reveals hard things, and hopes long-guarded. I've covered the heroes so you can see their … [Read More...]