Knots: They show up in myriad ways. Accusations. Crippling rhetoric. Foundations, seemingly crumbling. And then, my own vengeful thoughts, silting over with toxic sludge. I read the news and frustration stifles compassion. Grief as well as grievance chafe. The combined grit penetrates my protective shell. Where, oh where … [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.
My mother entrusted me with the frayed string that held Nana’s pearls. How does a legacy born of wounding morph into what I hold now? Born on her birthday, I … [Read More...]
Just like that, I am swept into the bluebird’s orbit, captivated by color that suggests fibers raveled from heaven’s hem. It feels like a benediction. Memory … [Read More...]
What did you collect as a kid? Might there be a vital clue buried therein? A small truth worth pondering all these years later? I cadged Lipton tea tags, those … [Read More...]