The Moments Without the Oar

I've been taking an online class on spirituality and poetry (The Spiral Way: Celtic Spirituality and the Creative Imagination - abbeyofthearts.com). It was a four week class and the final class was a doozy with several writing exercises. The subject was pilgrimage, specifically a form of Irish pilgrimage called Peregrinatio. Irish monks would be prompted by [...]

One Word

This Lenten season our church has been talking about Transformation. Many members have shared their personal stories of transformation, so I thought I would share more of what God has been doing in my life. During Lent, we are often encouraged to take on additional spiritual disciplines. Some common ones are prayer, journaling, fasting, worship, [...]

Drip, Drip, Drip

Drip.....drip.....drip like a faucet dripping my thoughts Drip.....drip.....drip.....drip not a complete flow Just drip.....drip.....drip the pattern draws me to sleepiness and heavy eyelids that same pattern bobs me awake Drip.....drip.....drip I cannot help but be annoyed And then the puppy comes in with her fluffy fur and wet kisses.  Just enough weight on my lap [...]