My husband, Dreamer, sees her first: Robin Dear seamstress of April stockinged in brown, your bright apron a blur, are you watching me watching you? How your beak darts and weaves, hemming the final layer of nest. Lady Robin bustles about on the bench — four feet from our window. I pull up a chair. How might … [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.
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...]
Lilt: Stepping Gently toward Easter via Lent “Lilt” in Lent? Well yes, the word’s synonyms suggest faith on the upswing: spirited, buoyant, springy. How on … [Read More...]
Oy, not again! After submitting to x-rays a week ago, I hobbled homeward armed with instructions. No broken bones, but for two weeks, amid my escalating stress … [Read More...]