DR 50

Sometimes, Instead of Bread, I Ask God for Stones

I have a battered notebook that has been with me for so long that four of its pages date back to the birth of each of my sons.  It is in this notebook that I write down the requests – big and small — that I bring to God. Should our family take the adventure […]

DR 49

Give Me Grace: Wild

…. I gained a new attachment to the Holy Spirit, whom I steadfastly experienced as “she”. She was unpredictable. She was not safe. She was life giving. While my heart continued to swell whenever I heard a string of wild geese passing overhead, I also learned to recognize the shrill call of a red-tailed hawk […]