"Relax" — perhaps not your first title for this image. How long has this homely garden gnome kissed the dirt? Someone seems pretty lax in their landscaping. Re: Lax. Lax can mean slipshod. Slapdash. Lax also denotes loosened muscles and limbs. Deepened ease. Perhaps it's a continuum? Test Case. A dear friend is throwing a … [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.
"Light scatter from the microscope," the eye surgeon said. "Your own personal light show." During outpatient surgery today, vivid shapes—morphing from teal blue to … [Read More...]
"Squirrel!" Like the talking dog in the movie "Up," I'm distracted. While reading, peripheral movements at the bird feeder have snagged my gaze. A small rodent … [Read More...]
Waves . . . oh how this world waves. Breakers fling themselves at the shore Beasts flick their ears to scatter flies Gills ripple underwater Land heaves and … [Read More...]