Everything

It's Friday evening. We've roasted hot dogs, enjoyed slurping cream soda floats, and the moment. It is one of those moments that contain the whole world, everything precious in one flash of joy. It's raining. The sun is shining, brilliant, making everything feel translucent, light, and possible. I run outside to look for a rainbow. … Continue reading Everything

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Colorado: Hiking, Yoga, and Living in the Enough

There is a path and I will be filled. For the past two weeks, my family and I drove and drove and drove to, in my own words, get our hearts back in the mountains of Colorado. I thought the mountains held the answer. Tall, unrelenting, opportunistic, the mountains loomed over us, beside us, outside … Continue reading Colorado: Hiking, Yoga, and Living in the Enough

Do Not Grow Weary. . . Because it’s Exhausting Being Good

It was a rough day. I could tell as soon as she walked to the car. Eyes down, chin to chest. Something was up. Back home, we sat down together and read the note from the teacher. It hadn't been a good day. At all. She cried. I was perplexed. This was not my girl. … Continue reading Do Not Grow Weary. . . Because it’s Exhausting Being Good

To My Friend with the Crazy Child: All Children are Crazy

(This post is a response to a recent text from a friend. Dear One, I hope this helps.) I remember the day when, driving my kids to somewhere, gripping the steering wheel, I thought, "These people have absolutely lost it." Nearly all of them were sitting in back, crying, because one of them had stolen … Continue reading To My Friend with the Crazy Child: All Children are Crazy

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 … Continue reading Made to Share: