“I Am From”–An Interview & Poem

I recently had a chance (in the middle of the cacophony of home renovations) to chat with fellow writer Alyson Shelton who invited me to join her Instagram Live series sharing an “I Am From”  poem. “I Am From” poems originated with writer George Ella Lyon**, a poet and teacher in her home state of Kentucky. The text of my poem is below.  But for … Continue reading “I Am From”–An Interview & Poem

Finding our Way in the Dark

So it’s Sunday morning and the Guest Pastor is wearing a lampshade on his head. (Yeah, that’ll happen when the Senior Pastor is stuck on a plane with the mission team trying to get home from Texas.)  The lampshade is one of those ivory-colored, flute shaped (well, upside-down flutes) where the circular opening at the top is 6-8 inches across then opens out to a … Continue reading Finding our Way in the Dark