“We will make reality more beautiful. On earth as it is in heaven.” Glennon Doyle
May – 2024

May – 2024

I watched my first child born through the lens of the midwife's glasses. Theodorah asked me if I wanted a mirror to see the birth but it was so beautiful watching it through her eyes. Somehow we expect or hope or imagine that a mother sees us in all of our goodness...

April 2024 – All Will be Well

April 2024 – All Will be Well

But will it? Do things really work out? Will every manner of thing be made well, dear Julian of Norwich? Are you sure? Because I was banking on it. I built my life around it. When things crumble, deep diving into a faith that says all is unfolding just as it is...

March 2024 – Birth and Death Days

March 2024 – Birth and Death Days

March is a season of birth day and death day anniversaries for me. This is the month a precious daughter came into our life and the same month my mom left this life. The process of giving birth and dying are eerily similar. There are stages of labor and stages of...

February 2024 – Love’s Letter

February 2024 – Love’s Letter

“It was a singular sensation to be held so gently and yet so fiercely, to be stared down at with so much love”. (Kate DiCamillo, “The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane”). Edward Tulane is a porcelain bunny who is on a journey to love. His story of finding himself...

January 2024 – Together in 2024

January 2024 – Together in 2024

On August 1, 1966, a sniper started shooting from the tower on the UT campus in Austin, Texas. As innocent victims went down, bystanders hid behind trees or statues, too terrified to move. One poor victim remembers thinking that Viet Nam had come to Texas. During the...

December 2023 – Light

December 2023 – Light

LOOK FOR THE LIGHT IN YOU. IT GETS DARK EARLY AND EASILY AND OFTEN THESE DAYS. LOVE AND LIFE ARE ALL THAT MATTER.TRUST YOUR LIGHT.