the cicadas are growing quiet, wings worn and tattered from summer’s symphony, the melody that brings them life. and also death. a refrain pulsed through their dreams as they lay burrowed deep in sleep […]
sing your way deep, deep into the earth, into that blackness that keeps you, that folds you in while you sleep. keep still, songstress, your wings be silent and soft. it is a […]
our raw edges are our beauty. our fragmented hearts are our strength. our being human is our glory.
“Questions of science, Science and progress Do not speak as loud as my heart…” – “The Scientist,” Coldplay You know that thing where you’re in something like a trench, a hole, a rut, […]
And it always seems that just when daily life seems most unbearable, stretching out before me like a prison sentence, when I seem most dead inside, reduced to mindlessness, bitter tears, or both, that […]
“You wouldn’t believe what once or twice I’ve seen. I’ll just tell you this: only if there are angels in your head will you ever, possibly, see one.” – Mary Oliver, “The World […]
“…all moments are key moments, and life itself is grace.” – Frederick Buechner I was able to get out of bed this morning, even with pain. Grace. I played and laughed and ate with […]
Sometimes I grieve that I must cram all the creativity in my soul into a couple midnight hours each night. Tending home and children is an unrelenting job, as any momma knows, and these are trench […]