Dear Readers–On Filling up the {ink}Well

Thank you for allowing me to pop in to say a quiet 'hello'  and share some thoughts on my writing in this space. Since the release of my Advent/Christmas/Epiphany book last year, so richly received by many kind folks~yay~I have decided to walk slowly forward writing-wise here on my blog. I've discovered the energy it [...]

Jigsaw Puzzles as a Prayer

Every year at Christmas our kids get my husband and I a jigsaw puzzle. This year Santa pitched in and we actually ended up with three puzzles--birds, the beach and kites--our three favorite things. A great Friday night date for my husband and I is to build a fire, turn on the music and puzzle away….a simple, quiet joy [...]

Happy New You! Listen, Learn, Write

The season ahead for me in this corner of the interwebs may be a little quieter. I'm going to focus more on my poetry (I have a poetry website. Did you know this?) to grow in that craft and spend time with folks who can lead the way. To that end, I've signed up for [...]

Merry Christmas, Dear Readers

It seems very fitting that Christmas Eve should be on a Sunday, when we gather for worship, wherever that is. A morning to set our hearts right in a posture of worship and thankfulness is a good way to ease into the gift giving and receiving activities before us, whether we gather tonight or tomorrow [...]

Christmas: Mystery, Miracle or Magic?

“Did not a great grey servant Of all my sires and me, Build this pavilion of the pines, And herd the fowls and fill the vines, And labour and pass and leave no signs Save mercy and mystery?”                                                 -G.K. Chesterton, from the Ballad of the White Horse, Book IV Fifteen summers ago I accompanied [...]