In the midst of storms the lake surface gets rippled and stirred while in its depths it remains unshaken and still.

How do you find that deep grounding?


“Even as you sit silently, not knowing what to say, your presence is still a gift that shines light in a meaningful way.” Morgan Harper Nichols

Where is your presence needed?


“Far from being a progressive process, grief moves by turns and spirals, a twisting path because it is not always clear or orderly. Grief is the least linear thing I know.” Jan Richardson, Sparrow

What do you carry within you?

Growing up

“By refusing to ask what was wrong, I was holding the fragile bubble of my world in my hand, protecting it by not questioning it, keeping it from shattering into a million fragments. I put myself into a state of arrested development by staying a child.” Madeleine L’Engle, Bright Evening Star

What are you willing to ask?

Winter storm

“My father always used to say, “Don’t raise your voice. Improve your argument.” Good sense does not always lie with the loudest shouters, nor can we say that a large, unruly crowd is always the best arbiter of what is right.” ― Desmond Tutu

How do you speak up in light of yesterday’s happenings?

Winter light

I am yearning for snow…fresh and untouched, a winter wonderland of stillness and peace that covers all the pain and grief of the past months.

What kind of space are you yearning for?