Prayer for New Beginnings

Step into the dawn. Cut the cord. Pull the plug. Break the chains that tie and bind. Walk free like Nelson Mandela released from prison into the possibility of a new path where enemies are surprised by grace. Life, in its misery and delight, has led you here. All is learning. Let go the past. […]



Love and the Butter Lid

  I’ve had to learn unconditional love the hard way: from my children. As the lone early riser in the family, I am grateful the nine-year-old is now tall enough to reach the plates in the cupboard and skilled enough to make cinnamon toast by himself (with the help of chopsticks for extracting hot bread) […]



Struggling Against Reality

************************************************************ My youngest has a hate – hate relationship with the laws of physics. He has since he was a toddler, trying with great effort to do things that are impossible and getting terribly frustrated when the impossible doesn’t work out. Like the times he has tried diligently to stack spheres, attempted to attach opposite […]