Snail Mail

Day 8 in a month-long series on Cultivating Sanctuary. Only for a culture that values speed above all is snail a negative description. Back in 1998, the mo...

Lullaby

The twindlers are so tired, they fight sleep. Luke sits up in the bed wailing, his brother Ben, next to him, smiles at me, eager for anything that will distract...

{Day 3} Noticing Thankfulness

What is a memory for which you are grateful? Take a moment to put yourself back into the memory, see the colors, hear the sounds, feel the emotions attached to ...

Telling Time

Years ago, I entered a new world of desks in straight rows, bells, and tasks like see-jane-run and m is for mr munching mouth. I loved mixing more paints and co...

Practicing Resurrection

My immersion in Eugene Peterson’s books continued this past week with Practicing Resurrection. Alongside Answering God, it is one of his finest, and a gre...