Studies in Hope | A CLOSE READING OF THE EVERYDAY

List-making in a Dark Time

List-making in a Dark Time

For any other list-makers out there, I published this on HerStories yesterday.""In this time of quarantine, my lists are offering me space outside of the walls of my home, a way of making sense of chaos, a self-imposed structure on structure-less days, and even a way...

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Tell Your Story

Tell Your Story

“Why does anybody tell a story? It does indeed have something to do with faith. Faith that the universe has meaning, that our little human lives are not irrelevant, that what we choose or say or do matters, matters cosmically.” ― Madeleine L'Engle  There is a lot of...

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A little turn or two

A little turn or two

"In our deepest self we keep living with the illusion that we will always be the same." Henri Nouwen In the wake of Sunday's tragedy, I found my mind instinctively doing something it did when I got my own "phone call" and tragic news—trying to figure out a way to turn...

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