What Matters Most To You Now?

What Matters Most To You Now?

It’s a quiet Sunday afternoon; the sky outside my study window is a pale, luminous blue undulant with sunlit clouds. Grey-shingled slant of roof; lift and droop of linden branches at play in a July breeze. Pollen sifts golden to the ground. My heart widens into the...
In Praise of Writers & Writing

In Praise of Writers & Writing

Today, I’m thinking about this craft of writing that has claimed me since I was two years old and first learned to connect words on the page to the words in my mouth to the words in my ears. Today, I’m feeling into my deep love for writers, and for the community and...
Befriend the Spirit of Grace

Befriend the Spirit of Grace

Friends, On this wintry December afternoon, I’m thinking of you and reaching through the Love that enfolds us all to invite you to share a moment of grace with me. Just for this moment, step away from whatever you’re doing and open your senses, open your heart to the...
Come Closer

Come Closer

This year, I’m renewing my friendship with winter. Here, in the Pacific Northwest, winter is weeks of big-bellied clouds looming low, dimming daylight to a crepuscular gloom that seeps invisibly into night. And drenching us in Biblical torrents of rain. As a new...