January Skies | Audacious Hope

Oh, these January skies! We won’t be getting snow here in our part of Texas, at least not today, but this is definitely our rainy season. And in Texas, January rains mean lots of green and flowers come the end of February. Though I’ll tell you right now … I have some daffodils and hyacinth…

Settled Into The Bone

October 15th is the feast day of Teresa of Ávila, a saint whose words have often spoken to my heart. On the days when we feel oh so weary, so very bone weary, this imagery of allowing God’s presence to settle in our bones and the releasing of ourselves to sing and dance and praise,…

Luca

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month.  And October 15 is specifically a day for Remembering our Babies. I have only recently been made aware of this, but it is an especially important subject to me as someone who experienced a very traumatic miscarriage several years ago when I was 16 weeks along with my…

On Beginnings

Beginnings can be such funny things.  Sometimes beginnings are welcomed and embraced, and other times they seem more like endings than beginnings, and we wrestle with all that brings and means.  Sometimes you don’t even realize you are at a beginning until you have waded out into the proverbial waters a bit and look back…