Metanoia ~ A Song

“Metanoia” is the name of a song released on my last album.  It’s also a Greek word that denotes conversion.  Literally it means “beyond the mind” and, in graduate studies, my teacher said the essence of the term is to…

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Having a Spiritual Practice

I’ve always been drawn to spirituality and exploring the big questions of life.  It’s fun (yes, fun) for me to contemplate the divine and bask in awe and wonder.  Such metaphysical pondering  makes me become conscious of something greater than…

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Ashes ~ A Song

I wrote a song called “Ashes,” recorded on my album, "Calling Deep."  It’s about hope, despite devastation, for something new to somehow be created out of the remains of broken dreams, broken hearts, broken lives and death itself.  It applies…

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The Evolutionary Work of Commitment

Recently I was sharing within a spirituality group some frustrations I was having in one of my relationships.  The leader of this group gave some great input, and I came away inspired on how to proceed.  At the end, however…

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The Power of a Story Shared

Not long ago I read Michelle Obama’s memoir and was moved by her candor and authentic journey - an influential story to be sure.  And recently, my dear husband took me to see the amazing musical, Hamilton - another impacting…

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Another Way to View The Cross

As Christians around the world enter Holy Week, I find myself considering the story of the crucifixion…again. (Keep in mind my background in Religious Studies makes this a natural thing for me.). This article makes some interesting points as it…

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Journeying Through Grief

To understand a loss, you first need to comprehend the blessing.  I was blessed with two wonderfully devoted parents, both of whom I loved dearly.  They were my two best friends in life, my two closest confidents, my best example…

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