Category Archives: Longing & Loss

Do You Hate Mother’s Day?

May 3, 2016

In the May issue of The Redbud Post, Redbud Writers explore themes of grief and loss. Many people, even those struggling to cope with loss, will avoid talking about such heavy topics, especially in the spring and around Mother’s Day. Yet these topics bring us deeper into community and into the sacred. (Read my article […]

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Trusting in the Dark

January 7, 2015

  For me, January signals a season of bleakness. The fa-la-la of Christmas is over. The decorations and sparkle and gifts are boxed up and put away, leaving empty spaces and a stark-looking home. Quiet holy moments have been replaced with busy routine. Short days and cold weather, colder than December, polar-vortex-cold. New resolutions and […]

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