I was maybe twenty-something, a naive passenger in a packed car, driving in circles for hours, trying to locate the address of a party located in an unfamiliar town, all because someone failed to bring the directions (my bad). I should mention this is pre-navigational instruments, pre cell-phone, pre-parental involvement era. So without detailed instructions, […]


John O’Donohue says that God is beauty, not the beauty you see splashed across the pages of a glamour magazine, but beauty “as a rounded substantial becoming, as an emerging fullness, a greater sense of grace and elegance, a deeper sense of depth, and also a kind of homecoming for the enriched memory of your […]


Are there things you would do differently given the opportunity? Things so painful you’d prefer to leave them buried under layers of futile absolutions. If only we could rescind that nasty email mistakenly sent to the wrong person, delete those toxic tweets about our arch nemesis, take back the malicious gossip, lies, and betrayals, our lack of […]


I’m good at sipping coffee and stating the obvious. Sadly, what I find charming, drives my family crazy. They much prefer I sip in silence. When I filtered these skills into a personality test, it appears I have a knack for writing, with a proclivity for teaching, or social work. I’ve been labeled an INFP, […]