Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility. -St. Augustine     Okay, so before I begin writing, I have a confession to make. So here goes: This month's "Word of the Month" is more like a word of the week. … Continue reading Humility


The Real Me

In the middle of a dramatic recounting of her adventures of the day, Zoey saw her brother give her an impatient little gesture from across the crowded church basement. “Oops, looks like he’s ready to leave,” she said. “Finish your story first,” Claire begged. “I gotta know what happened to that girl you saw.” “Alright,” … Continue reading The Real Me

To See Beauty

Rainbows arching across the sky. Butterflies flitting over a field of yellow flowers. Fields of golden wheat swaying under a canopy of clouds. A bald eagle surfing the currents of the wind. Sticky fingers of a toddler grasping a swing. Blue-gray eyes shining with passion during a debate. What do these have in common? Simply, they're … Continue reading To See Beauty