THIN PLACES

THIN PLACES

In October I went on a tour of the “thin places” in Ireland.  I’ve heard the term “thin places” before but never actually understood what they are.  Generally speaking, in Celtic spirituality, a thin place is where the veil between heaven and earth is lifted.  It is a...
Two Advent Journeys

Two Advent Journeys

We are a small group of women who made a commitment to one another to journey together through the first three weeks of Advent, taking time out of our busy schedules and over-crowded calendars to find a sense of peace and meaning together.  We responded to a call to...
AUTUMN PONDERINGS

AUTUMN PONDERINGS

This past summer a family of robins made their home on an outside speaker on my deck.  I tried dissuading the birds from building their nest on such a precarious spot but they were determined, and I didn’t have the heart to tear the nest down.   For weeks I watched...
A Summer’s Dream

A Summer’s Dream

At the beginning of this beautiful summer day I want to hold the morning close, like a little child with all its freshness and sweetness, before the world encroaches to steal away its precious innocence. I want to shelter and protect the birds, the apple trees, the...