Confessions of a mystical poet

It’s funny looking back. In spite of the fact that I went to church sometimes as a young adult, it’s the last place I would have gone to learn how to hear God’s voice. Even though I was a cradle Catholic and a definite believer in Jesus, I had never learned to integrate our faith […]

When we think our prayers aren’t being answered…

When we’re too busy grieving unanswered prayers to notice, God shifts the winds and the tides. Ever so gently, He redirects the course of our lives… steering us toward a more gorgeous horizon than we dreamed of. Even while we’re oblivious to His guiding presence … as our tears overflow, the ocean swells up beneath us- […]

Advice from a fellow spiritual traveler

Hey, great to see you. Are you getting excited about the trip? I know, I hear it’s going to be amazing. I have to ask: What’s that in your hands? Why did you bring it here, all the way to the gate? Didn’t you hear we can’t take anything with us? He specifically said nothing […]

Find a way to do what you loved as a child

At my son’s recent field trip to a literary festival, one of the speakers said “the happiest adults are those, who find a way to do what they loved as a child.” This caught my attention because after ten years of being a stay-at-home mom, I sent my baby to kindergarten this fall. I’m in […]

Unanswered prayers

While my head was bowed in despair from grief, under the cover of darkness- God lifted me into the journey of a lifetime. Across a vast, deep canyon, through still waters He carried me into greater beauty- wisdom and authenticity. I was blind, but now safely on the other side, I see. I wanted life to be […]

Guidance prayer

Sometimes, life is complicated. I can’t see far enough ahead to know- I’m not sure, where this path leads- or that one- When I don’t know, I remember: Faith is simple.  I know who I want to follow. I know how to call on Him with a prayer, and I know how to listen for His […]

Angels will light the way

He took my humble offerings and sent angels to illuminate a path for me. I followed the pixie dust trail of brilliance blindly, trudging through dark swamps and wildflower valleys. Now I’m on the mountain, attaining new heights of sanctity. The views are so pristine they take my breath and fill me with something more […]