Every Year With Jesus Is A Good Year

I haven't been in the "zone" now for seven months! (Unprecedented!) I have some free time now, which means that I'm energized and more like my normal self. Decluttering--not writing--is currently at the top of my agenda. But I still have two pet projects that I'm determined to publish this year; and since my friends and family… Continue reading Every Year With Jesus Is A Good Year

The Water Nymph That Pluto Loved

Some of you may know that I have a secret obsession. My secret obsession is fragrance. Maybe my sense of smell has been heightened because my family is in the essential oil business. So, even though I don’t always wear perfume, I have actually dreamed about losing myself in a perfume shop. I love the… Continue reading The Water Nymph That Pluto Loved

For Trae & Those He Left Behind

Yesterday we shared a meal and laughed with our brother. Today we are washing his blood out of our clothes and asking God to forgive his murderer, whoever and wherever he is. The sky, like a cold gray funeral sheet, is stretched out above the orchards where we all used to feel sheltered--above the peaceful orchards where… Continue reading For Trae & Those He Left Behind