Glimpsing a sunrise while hiking in the mountains – especially on a never-ending switchback – creates a euphoric moment. A crack in time where all that is wrong becomes right. A second where pain and suffering take a back seat. A breath where my spirit renews and my soul revives. A liminality I wish I could savor forever.
Stories of sunrises among switchbacks – of recovery and release – vividly color my life’s trail map. I share these stories hoping we all find a moment or two to savor – where all becomes well.

WYSIWG Healing #Lent2021

WYSIWG Healing #Lent2021

Author Kathy Escobar, in her book Practicing: Change Yourself to Change the World, reiterates something I realized about myself just over twenty years ago as I began the long road to healing from a domestically violent marriage … … many of us keep the inner workings of

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Ash Wednesday reflections #Lent2021

Ash Wednesday reflections #Lent2021

Two years. Two years ago, on Ash Wednesday, I was serving as a pastor – designing, gathering leaders, and leading a service. This year? I participated as a member, virtually. Alone. At home. So weird. And so unexpected. And so vastly different. And – I never observed

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