somewhere new, someplace safe: a prayer of coming home

The seafaring pirate has found their treasure and conquered the seas to come back home. The wayfaring adventurer has discovered their lost lands and blazed the trails to come back home. It's over.  The adventure has wound down and now it's time to come home. I reflect on the words I wrote the day I [...]

somewhere new, someplace safe: a prayer of celebration

There is a picture of me when I was 12-years-old.  I'm standing on the side of a pool, wearing an unflattering swimsuit.  Taken from the side, you see my belly sticking out.  My head is down, my fingers are in my mouth.  I'm told by my friends that I look scared in the picture. I [...]