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Thirst

Themes follow me in my reading, my conversations, and what I hear at church.  A recent theme has been that of thirst. Our church has been going very thoroughly and captivatingly through Psalm 63.  The first verse sets the stage: “O God, you are my God, earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you, in […]

My Guest Writer

I have full permission from this writer, who is most esteemed in our family, to publish one of his poems here.  You probably haven’t heard of him, nor will I even use his full name here.  He is our dear son, who will turn 8 this spring.  He likes to write, it comes easily to […]

9/11 Reflections

Almost everyone I know has posted something about remembering the horrific events of September 11, 2001.  Of course, that day is on my mind, too.  I was at home in New Orleans, a newlywed of two months.  My mom called me and told me to turn on the news; a plane had hit one of […]