Yearning and the Creative Struggle: Entering into the God Life

The yearning is an invitation. Right? What else could it be? Why write poetry or music? Why make a meal, create an app, create a movement with the body that makes the heart ache deeper and further?


Empty Spaces

Empty – It describes something, it’s an action, and it’s a thing. Boy, is it a thing. I have a lot of Empty’s in my life. We all do. Intended or not, the majority of humanity has at least one Empty. Or, is afraid of one.

10 More Songs for Maximum Motivation

Motivation means many things to different people, but music is one of the most powerful and personal tools that we reach for to ready ourselves for the game. Whether it’s preparing for a date, a client, heading to the gym, or to the mountains, what we listen to affects us and propels us forward. This list is […]

Out of the Nest

A bird fell out of it’s nest today. Actually, we unsettled a few trees and found the nest later, still snug between the branches. I didn’t think much of it until we saw the anxious Mamma and Daddy chirping around the yard. There he was. Much larger than I’d imagined, though I didn’t know baby birds would still be babies, certainly […]

Made to Share:

There was an irony in yesterday’s post. While I am not on Facebook, my post was. It was tossed in the pile of Feeds that I bemoaned yesterday. What effect it had, I have no idea. That’s the sorrow of throwing something out to a hundred different hands. Yet, I know that what I offer isn’t […]

New Notebook

Every year, when I take the kids out for school supplies, I think, “Oh, I want a notebook. *Gasp* Look at the gel pens! Everything is on sale!” I am elated! But, every year, the cart fills up, the total climbs higher, and every year I put the notebook and pens back. Next year, I say to still […]