Breathing in the Possibilities

Breathing in the Possibilities

Darkness, and then eyes open Inhale deep Eyes close, exhale Inspiration – a curious thing – Prolonging life; Creating space and time for what will happen Before, between, and after each breath. Wondrous imagination, Before the day even begins Breathe in – Breathe out...
The Spiritual Practice of Curiosity

The Spiritual Practice of Curiosity

Part of the delight of spending time with my oldest grandson is that he takes nothing for granted. Nothing. “Bam, why bubble pop?” “Because you stood on it.” “Why?” Well, good question.  Why indeed, and our conversations have routinely run on in this vein of...
Letter From the Editor

Letter From the Editor

Dear Reader, It was just three years ago that I started writing for a Christian meditation app called Abide. I hadn’t really thought about meditation too much prior to that. I didn’t have anything against it. I know that the Bible talks a lot about meditating on God’s...
Risotto

Risotto

Today I stand at the counter Chopping an onion with my favorite knife An ordinary act hardly worth noting But today I note it I chop onion Add butter Pour wine And ease slowly into the luxury of stirring a meal For the people I love Savoring not the aroma of melding...
Wholeness Birthed From a Broken Heart

Wholeness Birthed From a Broken Heart

There are few times in our lives when we can look back and declare, “At that moment, right there, I was broken, and it changed everything.” I remember such a moment, one that sent me on a journey I continue to navigate seventeen years later, one filled with death and...
The Process of Restoration

The Process of Restoration

Whole is my word for this year, a picture of completeness, a world and body unbroken, fullness, goodness, health, and peace. I had no idea it would be put to the test before I was even ready for it. My husband Eric and I were knocked down for six weeks in late fall by...

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