On being a writer

i read somewhere that you know you’re a writer if you can’t help but write. If you must write, then you know you are among those word-crafters, those story-spinners, those who take us somewhere other than ourselves into a world of beauty, pain, hope and sometimes grotesque horror and salvation. You know you’re a writer … More On being a writer

the currency of hope

“hope: it’s a currency that grows more expensive with time and with exposure to loss.” Sarah selah i’ve always loved plants. and always killed them. after my sister’s funeral (a year ago yesterday), i brought home a plant – there were three different kinds in the bowl, lovely, petite pink roses and lush green leaves, … More the currency of hope

Apocalyptic Love

in remembrance. my best friend told me today that remembering is different than reliving. how right she is. she also told me that apocalypse means an unveiling… “An apocalypse Ancient Greek: ἀποκάλυψιςapokálypsis, from ἀπό and καλύπτω, literally meaning “an uncovering” is a disclosure of knowledge or revelation. In religious contexts it is usually a disclosure … More Apocalyptic Love