ALTERNATIVES, noun, definition: 1: options, choices, other possibilities. 2: existing or functioning outside the established cultural, social, or economic system Day after day, exponential rain. Multiple weekly appointments, and miles logged. Then the waiting. Driving again. More rain. Aerobic walks? Postponed. Eventually … [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.
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...]
Kissing: Can it reboot the soul? Think of things that disappear . . . writes poet Naomi Shibab Nye Things evanescent as infancy, childhood, youth, a glass … [Read More...]
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...]