Draw Near

I ran out of peppermint cocoa this morning. Just like that. Not a single ounce to add to my morning coffee, nor console me that the fifth day of Pacific Northwest rain is not so terrible.   My medically fragile daughter, recently diagnosed with anemia, is home today. It is “that time of the month” and it is absolutely wreaking havoc on her already worn out body. Today was also the day we were supposed to receive the keys to our new home. We have a lousy appraiser who wrote […]

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Exposed.

The roots of a tree in our backyard. In January. Exposed. Battling the elements. The connectors between the fruit, the trunk, branch, and leaf. The exposed roots continue underground. You can’t see them. The roots that seek out nourishment, sustaining the tree – in its entirety.   The roots of the tree in our backyard. In March. The roots are blanketed in moss. Protected from the adversarial elements. It’s as if the Giver of All Things whispers, Rest, Beloved. Take solace now. Trust me as you relinquish control. The battle […]

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