If only . . . it hadn't happened. Today, I wake up grieved by Wednesday's violence in our nation's capitol—only to be further dismayed by the media's name-calling in the guise of news. When epic troubles escalate, how do we resist the downward spiral of resignation? How do we nurture fresh reasons to hope? Earlier this week … [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.
In 1865, William Chatterton Dix, manager at a Glasgow insurance company, fell desperately ill: depression, raging infection, isolation— this man, dedicated to … [Read More...]
Giving Thanks: Ah, dear-to-me friends, despite multiple, escalating crises—worldwide— I still believe ever-present mercy invites us to give thanks. So, … [Read More...]
The Wall. This year, as the holidays approach, we may find ourselves on a collision course with the seemingly insurmountable. Rather than writing a post, here … [Read More...]