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45 days

I’ve been dragging my heels with my second novel.  I was so crushed by the failure (it’s ok, I’m ok, we can call it that) of the first one and have since been bogged down by serious self-doubt and endless navel… Continue Reading →

a child’s birthday

image credit Another trip around the sun Another year of bones stretching, sinews strengthening Ever onward and upward and going, going, going, That’s the way, yes! No. Come back. Come back to me. Out you spin, centrifugally pulled dancing, skipping, running… Continue Reading →

Seeds of Peace

Image credit April 18, 2017 Our community group this year is listening to various podcasts and focusing on the meditation and reflection sparked by those podcasts.  If you’d like to follow along with us, you can check out my notes here on… Continue Reading →

To Isaiah

On your 7th Birthday Dear Isaiah, We spent Spring Break last week in Santa Barbara, visiting friends and soaking in the sun that has hidden its face from us longer than usual this past Winter.  As I think back on… Continue Reading →

I’ve got your number

April 4, 2017 Our community group this year is listening to various podcasts and focusing on the meditation and reflection sparked by those podcasts.  If you’d like to follow along with us, you can check out my notes here on the blog… Continue Reading →

#AwkwardTuesday & the Kazoo Band

March 28, 2017 This week our Community Group celebrated #AwkwardTuesday with… kazoos.  I thought it couldn’t get more awkward than washing each other’s feet but I may have been wrong. We started off, as we always do, with a shared meal…. Continue Reading →

Leaving Church to Search for God

This morning our family lingered at length over our breakfast.  We poured warm syrup over waffles, sipped coffee, and read the Seattle Times.  Afterwards we wrapped ourselves in scarves and hats, raincoats and boots, and headed for the water.  We… Continue Reading →

I lift my eyes up

Image Credit: Desvre Our community group this year is listening to various podcasts and focusing on the meditation and reflection sparked by those podcasts.  If you’d like to follow along with us, you can check out my notes here on the blog each… Continue Reading →

Atheism for Lent

Our community group this year is listening to various podcasts and focusing on the meditation and reflection sparked by those podcasts.  If you’d like to follow along with us, you can check out my notes here on the blog each week. March… Continue Reading →

What She Saw

Short Story I entered this in a short story contest in 2015 and won first place in the Romance category.  I recently went to the contest website and discovered that the site was no longer there?  I don’t want to… Continue Reading →

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