Category Archives: Friendship

Pray for Orlando (there’s no fear in love)

When I read the review on 21Myths that said it was naive to think that loving gay people was enough, I thought to myself, but love never fails.  The review said that people get very angry when you tell them they disagree with their lifestyle. I thought, since when did Jesus tell people he disagreed with […]


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U R My Daughter, So…(a tribute to our Olivia)

Our daughter turned 14 yesterday. We redid her room for high school. We shopped. Lunched. Laughed hard through photo shoots with her best friend. Went toilet papering. Celebrated .. and this I wrote for her: U R My Daughter, So … I promise to live as long as I can and take care of my body, while […]


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U R Created to Create (when the longings are real and what you want is honest)

There are plump raspberries, tangy almonds, dried apricots, cheeses and chocolates. There is wine, tea, and a gathering of women. My friend Tracy summons us a few times a year, teaching us to count our days. She calls it a “Bucket List Party,” and guides us to scratch out our dreams, as if the act […]


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