reflection

Recently, Atria published my book The One Life We're Given: Finding the Wisdom that Waits in Your Heart. To make the most
O let us embrace that unexpected moment of unity as the atom of God. Let us have the courage to hold each other when we break
A Question to Walk With: Describe what it means to you to be the prayer. Recently, Sounds True published a major collection
Mark said that the injury prevented him from competing anymore. And while his father was devastated and everyone felt the
However, the times of enlightenment throughout history mark the extreme manifestation of the "Come, teach me" tribe, which
Over the course of the previous couple of years, we developed a tradition for spending intentional time together on January
A Question to Walk With: In conversation with a friend or loved one, tell the story of an important elder in your life who
Storytelling starts in childhood, as kids narrate events to their parents. Their stories--fragmented, short, and sometimes
A Question to Walk With: Describe something dear you had to let go of--a home, a friendship, a way of thinking or being--because
If you try to understand love before being held, you will never feel compassion. A dog loves the world through its nose. A
For more poetry for the soul, click here. Sometimes we seek refuge from our pain in the habits of life, as if sheer routine
It's a valuable thing to know yourself. The other day, as I was talking with a friend about my reaction to my husband wanting
Who we are is truly defined by the core values for which we are willing to battle. Those who enjoy the struggles of a gym
Last month, Sounds True published a major collection of my poetry, The Way Under the Way, which contains three separate books
A Question to Walk With: In conversation with a friend or loved one, talk about your experience of trying to lead and trying
Yes, it is true. I confess, I have thought great thoughts, and sung great songs--all of it rehearsal for the majesty of being
A Question to Walk With: Tell the story of a true friend you have and how you met. This month, Sounds True published a major
Hebrews 4:12 says, "For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword...." The Holy Spirit has words
2.26 AM It's the inequality, stupid. Positive economic growth caused by globalization, freedom of trade and technology has
Wasn't it just yesterday I brought him home from the hospital? Less than seven pounds of warm, soft human I didn't understand