Category Archives: Spiritual discipline

On being still

I’m not very apt at being still. I come by this through some combination of both nature and nurture. I remember my maternal grandmother who had six children and a farm to help run would move around doing extra jobs … Continue reading

Posted in Alive by the water, Everyday holy, Spiritual discipline | 2 Comments

Sometimes you start writing not sure where you are heading

Sometimes you start writing not sure where you are heading, but you just need to put out there. That you are picking up laundry and emptying the never ending dishwasher loads and taking kids to the dentist. And how that … Continue reading

Posted in Life in the 30's, Parenting, Spiritual discipline | 9 Comments

I arrived home from vacation

I arrived home from vacation to this: Somewhere under that pile of weeds (chickweed and stinging nettle mostly) is my veggie garden. There are so many things I love about gardening. Looking through seed catalogues with my kiddos in the depths of … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, Everyday holy, Gardening, Nature, Parenting, Prayer, Social justice, Spiritual discipline | 4 Comments