This is kind of a pressure test post.

Growth in the area of mental clarity and independence of voice is typically marked in what I feel when writing about my personal life in coordination with colleagues, vice presidents and corporate leader types who have access to my online writing. So, having been retired from corporate life since November 20th, having had the marker [...]

A Whole Hour @ My Desk By the Teal Wall

I packed a backpack yesterday. I love my winter bag, with its beads and detail but the reality of 7 round trips to schools not only put some snags in the bag's future but the time in the car meant - well, that I needed some gear. I started writing a devotion series this week. [...]

Prayer Life

I cried at work yesterday. Heavy sighs. Mental block. Exhaustion. In hindsight, though it was in the privacy of my basement studio, it was a childish reaction. I'm sitting on my front steps. I moved a wreath of dried herbs and flowers to the hook on my 100 year old front door and it looks [...]