Twenty plus years ago I studied German in college. What I remember was enough to get my family and I safely through a wonderful family trip to Southwest Germany last month, but there were always words here and there to trip me up. One lovely afternoon we were walking around Titisee, a beautiful lakeside town … Continue reading Ruhepark
Happy Resurrection Monday! After a wonderful Easter yesterday, I have a bit of a church-y post today. As you probably know by now, I am big into prayer practices. I have my own spiritual director whom I talk with monthly (going Wednesday!). I spend time in centering/silent meditation and prayer almost every day. For several … Continue reading Prayer Practices for Congregations
I’m not sure when I stopped lying on my back under leafy summer trees and watching the sun play through the green. When I moved to the south and it became so hot? When I received my first fire ant bite? When I thought I might be too old to get back up again with … Continue reading Spiritual “Fawn”a
I am writing this during a scheduled writing retreat that I planned with a friend. We’re staying up late, drinking caffeine and eating food that is bad for us. (Well, I am; she brought fairly healthy snacks!) I’m enjoying my new Savannah office for Openings: Let the Spirit In and taking advantage of the quiet … Continue reading Friends
My husband planted a lovely dark pink rosebush outside our office window last month. I don’t usually sit in our office to write, I usually sit in the living room, where I feel less isolated. I also sit in the living room to enjoy the birds at our feeder – Savannah is on many flight … Continue reading The Rose
My son is fearless in the water. I have to add these last three words, because otherwise he’s pretty cautious for a ten year old. But we live near the beach, and as much as we’ve worked to teach him to respect the ocean and it’s dangers, he wades right in and rolls his eye … Continue reading Fear Not!