Destiny in Bloom

The wind broken lives of Ethiopia’s Jews move my heart in compassion. Destiny in Bloom, a women’s online magazine, published an article of mine about these precious people last week.  Find it here.


Harvest I will plant seeds In the barren soil of your loneliness and water the hard ground with tears shed in the secret places of your heart. My smile will burn through the darkness and scatter the storm clouds. I will grow a harvest from what you wasted and despised—row upon row, row upon row. … More Harvest

That Guy!

This guy has taken me all over the world. Or I guess I could say: I have followed him all over the world. There are a lot of reasons why I like this and will continue to follow him… Two good reasons are that he puts up with these two fur babies of mine. And … More That Guy!


“I close my eyes in order to see.” ~ Paul Gauguin, painter We are trained from an early age to close our eyes during prayer. This ritual/habit probably began with the idea of reverence for God — and shutting out the world and all immediate distraction in order to focus on the one who hears … More Focused