new glasses

new glasses

From a slow and sudden God: 40 years of wonder. eating dinner with a friendwho was wearing his new glassesrevealed that his visionneeded help seeingthrough this lensto get a better view,to see correctly. i listened again to his wordsand his stories—a contradiction of...
Four Friends

Four Friends

In class this afternoon we focused on four important but often forgotten practices. Silence. Conversations. Prayers. Nature. Welcome silence. Exit the volume. Refuse to let the normal loud sounds flood your neurological system. Step away. Be still. Be quiet. Do not...
confusion of this life

confusion of this life

from a slow and sudden God: 40 years of wonder. illustrations are intended to,well, illustrate. but i am focused on myplans for tomorrow. i’ll be boarding a planeand flying south,entering a journeyfrom present locationto future destination. carry on.luggage.size and...
Slow the Pace

Slow the Pace

Pause for Moms: Finding Rest in a Too Busy World What’s your prescription to slow the pace? Make it personal. Think about your doctor sitting near you and asking, “What is your daily routine?” How would you respond? What would be your confession? Confessions allow us...
Quotes to Read and Remember

Quotes to Read and Remember

As I’m researching and reading and writing my next book, I’ve stopped many times. When thinking a new thought, when recalling an old story, or when reading another writer’s words, I pause. To think. To reflect. To see what the words are saying to me. I’m including...