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The Bent Over Woman

They see me shuffle by dust wafting from my feet And I keep walking. Even the dogs, mangy and lost Move away from my path. And I keep...

Marriage to Self

When we are taught from a young age that we are to care for others over ourselves, When we are shown from youth that others matter and...

the mother at the cross

with the damning disbelief and shock searing her bones, electric tears carving permanent stains and powerful earthquakes shuddering her...

Sacred Presence

I was sitting at a red light today and was considering my Lenten intention to become more conscious of my impulses, those things in my...

Speaking Despair’s Name

“We always find that the ones who walked closest to Christ were those who had to bear the biggest trials.” Theresa of Avila Research...

The Case of the Unspoken Story

Today is my baby's 6th birthday. Six years ago I experienced both trauma and joy, both elation and pain. It was a birth that had such...

Stories as Sacred

Connection with others is based on story. Think about it-when in your life do you feel most connected to the closest in your life? It is...

Seer

“Let twilight purity/lure you/with/opal blue illusion”—Witness, Ellen Dionna Here is my opal-blue illusion: seen at once--cyan blue,...

This Fire

I am the hearth bellow, the singular reason This Fire glows and crackles: in, out, in, out. Do I notice the odd green and citrine flames?...

our mothers, our daughters, ourselves

Today, in the woods, I sat thinking about my daughter and all our daughters and sisters and mothers and #metoo and #ustoo, I looked down...

water my soul

Water my soul, God, know my brokenness and fill it with your fluid of transformation. Understand my fear of my rifts, allow me to see...