essay Water Becomes the Sacred
What is “sanctuary”? To me, sanctuary is a refuge, a retreat from the noise and myriad voices competing for our attention.
essay Food, A Love Language
Cherished family memories ground and bond us, enriching our lives in ways nothing else can.
essay Following the Ancestral Trail of Bravery
From the beginning of time, people have faced tragedies. Why do some adapt better than others? It's the history of my family that encourages me.
essay A Castle of Dreams
There is a place we return to every summer by the Gulf of Mexico. It has a long winding sandy path we walk on to the beach, covered with old oak trees, reaching to the sky with long branches that hang low and thick over the path like a mother’s hug.
essay Healing from Grief
How does one heal from the death of a child? My son, Wells, died of a heroin overdose last year, the weight of grief shaped me into a woman I did not know – angry, bitter, hating the world and God.