Fall Bookstack

This past weekend, I lit my first fire, enjoyed a cup of tea and read a new cookbook cover to cover. Pure bliss. Reading for me is a spiritual discipline. I know that may sound like an oxymoron, but books inspire, counsel, promote inner calmness, foster my creativity and plain

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Spring Bookstack

Spring Bookstack

As a reward for finishing my exams and a 20-page paper, I treated myself to an afternoon excursion to the bookstore to pick out my summer reading! Nothing gives me more joy than a great novel that takes me blissfully away on an adventure. I'm hoping something from my Spring

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Fall Bookstack

Fall Bookstack

2020 will be the year I read an entire bookstore! Not exactly, but I do credit books for carrying me through the pandemic. Maybe Covid has pinned my wings, but not my imagination. I have traveled to Korea, Hawaii, many times to France, even visited  the Sea of Galilee during

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Summer Bookstack

Welcome to Summer! My crew has been counting down the days to pajama mornings, overnight camp in the Blue Ridge mountains, the return of the Peach Truck and cobbler for dessert, and catching lightening bugs in Mason jars. Summer is my sabbath, my sacred time with family and friends, my

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Spiritual Bookstack

Everything I write, whether it is a prayer, a spiritual reflection for my blog or a homily to be preached provides a birds-eye view into my spiritual personhood. Read or listen to my reflections and you'll find yourself front row to the human spiritual theater of my life. What I

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Summer Bookstack

Summer is my season. School's out. The peach truck is making her rounds and I'm tied in an apron making my famous peach cobbler (recipe)! Slipping slide is set up in the backyard. Rosé is chilled. Lightening bugs illumine mason jars. My favorite, a tomato, fresh basil and buffalo mozzarella

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Spiritual Bestsellers

To know and be known by God is a life-long endeavor. I find it require's the efforts of one's intuition, heart and intellect. Life in all of its heartbreaks and glories has turned me for good or bad into a spiritual curio; biblical scholarship, spiritual memoir, hagiography, poetry, nature and

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Thanksgiving Bookstack

This week, I head to South Carolina to spend Thanksgiving with my family. My parent's house will be packed to the hilt with my sisters and their children. I remind you there are 22 grandchildren between us! We will laugh, tell stories and joke, relish good food, walk the river

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Summer Bookstack

I cannot tell you how excited I am for the summer! During the hustle and bustle of the school year, I struggle to find the precious time to relish a good book! I am always on the hunt for a great story that will capture my heart and imagination. I

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