Searching for Home

  I sat in the front seat of the van as it rocked and vibrated with the energy of four children who WAITED for a full twenty minutes or more as their Dad and I took turns touring a dingy apartment.  Running through the rental with speed, all I...

A Story With Dragons In It

He walks out from behind the tall stacks in the children’s library, holding each book like an offering.  His brown eyes turn up to meet mine, searching for a verdict.   “Can we get this one?” he asks.    Somehow, despite being...

The Laundromat (and Self-Pity)

The only condition necessary for this state of self-surrender is the present moment in which the soul, light as a feather, fluid as water, innocent as a child, responds to every movement of grace like a floating balloon. – Jean Pierre de Caussade in The...

Laundry (Folding Prayers)

    “So, how do you pray right now?” she asks, “Mostly prayers on the fly?” “Yes,” I say, thankful to hear that my repetitive refrains of “please, please, please” count for something. ...
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