Living, dying, and both well
Faith

Living, dying, and both well

A few weeks ago, I met some old-but-far-flung friends halfway between their distant homes and mine. My friends, Lauren and Mica, are sisters; we’ve been friends since grade school for real, though. We drove out after work, exchanged happy greetings and unloaded at the farmhouse where we would be staying the night. And then, we … Continue reading

Oh hai
Fanciful

Oh hai

Last week I developed a bit of a cold and, despite wanting to play music and circus and all other levels of party…my body was kind of like: eh…or you could lay in your bed forever and ever and think about all the things you want to do but have zero energy to do them. … Continue reading

Eucalyptus
Faith / Fanciful

Eucalyptus

Two hundred years ago, in 2011, I walked a bit of the Camino de Santiago. Sometimes life has a way of surprising you, you who show up with skeletal “plans” or maybe “visions.” Ha. Hahahahaha. Almost a year before I walked the Camino, my brother had sent me a link to the Wikipedia article about … Continue reading

Abundant Grace
Faith

Abundant Grace

Sometimes I wonder to myself, “How do people even get married?” Weddings seem so bizarrely beautiful. This man and this woman, promising lives and fidelity to each other forever and ever (well, until they die, at least). But how? How do people look at each other and decide this? How do they get to a … Continue reading