well, it’s about time

Several weeks ago, I was sharing a story with a friend, and she noted, "Well, it's about time!"  And in one way, she was right--our culture's use of that phrase to mean finally accompanied by a tinge of exasperation seemed to fit the situation just right. As I reflected on the comment during my meditation time … Continue reading well, it’s about time

the seventh summer season

First, let me apologize for being away for so long.  With a daughter graduating high school and my spending every waking moment in the gardens, I have put writing aside for awhile. It has been a delightful beginning to summer, however, with new flowers blooming daily, berries spilling over their fences, and bluebirds nesting in … Continue reading the seventh summer season


  You are my shelter, O eternal One--my soul's sanctuary! Psalm 31: 1 (The Voice) This week, I have been on vacation.  Having closed out my former job last Friday, I decided to take a week off prior to beginning my new position.  I've never done that before, and I am so grateful for the opportunity … Continue reading sanctuary