Coping with the Pain of Loss

Looking Back I’ve attended two funerals this week, one day after another. I was not close to the women who died, but knew and loved their descendants well. At both funerals I was struck by […]

Going Home to Say Goodbye

As I write this, I am on my way home. Not home to where I live with my husband and children, but home to Kentucky where I spent a good part of my growing up. […]

Do We Dare to Dream?

Interstellar launches us into a dust-covered, depleted world where humanity’s only hope for survival lies in the skies. With crops failing due to drought and blight, it’s only a matter of time before the human […]

Love From the Other Side

Today is my Grandma’s 86th birthday. She’s lived a beautiful life, raised three children, including my Mom, and buried a fourth at a young age. She’s loved us grandkids in word and deed, showing us […]

Life Lessons from the Sea #3: Surviving the Gales of Life

The ocean is constantly moving, shifting back and forth against the shores of the world. Currents twine themselves through that sea of movement, maintaining their integrity in the face of a greater, sometimes chaotic force. […]