2016: Pursue

We started last year with a hush. It was a quietness of spirit hovering slowly over a blanket of grief. And yet there was this burst of light sprinkled inside the fog, because for those who believe, death is victory. And so it is that we enter into this new year with...

The Good Truth

Good. I like that word. When I think of the word good, I like to think happy thoughts. Good is smiling. It’s warm and colorful. It’s happy endings and Christmas mornings. Good is the thing that makes you smile. It’s the light that drives out darkness...

Merry Christmas

The stockings are all hung by the chimney with care… Well, most of them are, anyway. I don’t have a stocking for Annika yet, because FOURTH CHILD! I can’t be bothered with such details right now, thankyouverymuch. We had two days of nippy weather...

The Thing About Christmas

There’s this memory that sort of hovers over me every year. It floats in sometime after Thanksgiving, and grows increasingly strong until Christmas morning when it roars past me like a freight train. Sometimes I wish I could catch the memory, maybe climb back...

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