Walking Each Other Home

Although the virus numbers top the news, and the airports are eerily empty, so far I have peace. I’ve never been a real doom and gloom person. I try not to let my “head fears” control my life. I’ve always been much more concerned with addressing the “heart fears”. Head fears are: Can this really beContinue reading “Walking Each Other Home”

Fusion: The Art of Glass and Grace

“All the arts we practice are apprenticeship.  The big art is our life.”  –M. C. Richards The Fusion Retreat that Armandee Drew and I are leading Nov. 15-16th (as part of the Center for Lifelong Learning at Columbia Seminary in Atlanta) uses the metaphor of glass as a way to enrich our spiritual lives. WhileContinue reading “Fusion: The Art of Glass and Grace”


Last Sunday I put on a stunning outfit–an expensive hand me down top (from a friend) with a pair of pants from my closet–and I walked out the door proudly. I taught adult Sunday school at church, and even led the children’s sermon. It was not until coffee hour, when I realized that my topContinue reading “Mismatched”

Look Up!

I’m going to let you in on a big secret I re-learned this week by taking 14 youth to Montreat Youth Conference. Whether they act like it or not, our youth look to the adults in their families, churches, and communities for hope. But it is not easily found. American families are teetering on theContinue reading “Look Up!”