July 25, 2019


“Don’t keep going over old history. Be alert, be present. I am doing a new thing! See,
already new paths in the wilderness and streams in the desert are bursting out.”

(Isaiah 43)

This passage from Hebrew scripture slid unbidden into my brain early this morning as a
ver...

June 21, 2019

Listening. Have you ever had the experience of telling a friend something that mattered
a lot to you and having them respond with a similar story of their own or even talk right over you? Did you feel frustrated or invisible? I’ve had that happen a couple times recentl...

June 14, 2019

My friend Teri called just now to discuss a few things going on within the life of Celtic Way. It moved me to get in touch with all the many experiences, some very big and others of the routine and everydayness of life kind that are unfolding recently.

Conversations mix...

May 31, 2019

“I think that tree is touching the sky,” she yelled on our evening walk around the block.

She was wearing a white princess dress with tulle and rhinestones, topped off with a faux fur vest. Drips from her purple popsicle ran down the front of her dress and covered her c...

May 24, 2019

When I decided to wear black and white to the Symphony, I chose not to wear my great grandmothers jet beads and wore, instead, a black pendant with a white elephant. It’s a favorite because I value the way elephants relate to and take care of each other. I know that no...

May 16, 2019

It’s dirt time again and that makes me happy! There’s very little chance of frost and there are lots of bedding plants at the nurseries and hardware stores. I love the conjunction of shiny hard tools and soft rich soil, old roots and rocks with fragile young plants. So...