Dear Owner,We need to talk. About your obsession with me. At first, I was flattered. I felt so popular as you eagerly picked me out at the store. How you searched for just the right cover to put on me that would both articulate your personality and protect me from the copious amount of times … Continue reading A Letter From Your Cell Phone
Over a month ago, I was in a car accident. It was my fault. As soon as my car skidded to a stop in the parking lot adjacent to the intersection I had just illegally crossed I knew that with sickening clarity. There was nothing to do but to accept it with honesty and as … Continue reading About the Time I Was In Court…
Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life? --Mary Oliver After the 4th of July, I feel a mix of sadness and urgency in the fact that summer is half over. I can remember feeling this way, even as a little girl. Feeling like my days … Continue reading Desiring Contentment
This has been one of the most life giving summers. I have been given the gift of time with a summer break, and have delved into many artistic ventures-- and I am rediscovering it to be something that makes me come alive. The rhythm and lifestyle that I’ve settled into in the past month have … Continue reading How to Live Like an Artist
So, I was in Barnes and Noble the other day and wandered over to the Christian literature section. Mixed among the books on Christian Theology and classical works of our faith were titles such as Eat the Cookie...Buy the Shoes: Giving Yourself Permission to Lighten Up and Have a New Husband by Friday: How to … Continue reading Wow, that Self Help Book Solved All of my Problems… said no one. Ever.