And Then I Jump

jump off cliffs

  I brush the hair from my mouth and eyes, pull hands up into sweatshirt sleeves, and lean into the wind as we trudge up the path. We gather under the pavilion to struggle into harnesses, clip heavy ropes to anchor loops, tighten helmets. I feel much less brave than I did when I signed […]

Still Saturday: Because They’re #GoingThere

Ferguson - GoingThere Dove

May the Prince of Peace “banish from human hearts whatever might endanger peace. May He transform them into witnesses of truth, justice, and brotherly love. . . . May He enkindle the wills of all so that they may overcome the barriers that divide, cherish the bonds of mutual charity, understand others, and pardon those […]

#GoingThere: In Which I Can’t Go There

#GoingThere

  I woke up at 4 this morning when the dogs went crazy in their crates because a cat upchucked on the bedroom floor, and they wanted at it. They wanted at it bad. I made my husband get up and crawl around looking for the drop of hacked spittle. But I could not go […]

Scripture Sunday: Here I Am

Here I Am

Now Moses was tending the flock . . . and he led the flock to the far side of the wilderness and came to Horeb, the mountain of God. There the angel of the LORD appeared to him in flames of fire from a bush. Moses saw that though the bush was on fire it […]