Preparation of a Soul

Most my writing lately has been fiction. But the recent passing of my great-grandmother prompted me to write this short piece of memoir. I was fortunate enough to be by her side during the final days of her long life. Here’s what it was like:  Continue reading


Life of the Beloved

In recent years, my spirituality has been an important part of my life. I now consider it a big part of my identity, though I typically only share it with those whom I’m closest with.

Part of my journey, so to speak, is reading what some of the most well-known spiritual thinkers – Christian and otherwise – have to say. I recently came across the work of Henri Nouwen, and I was immediately drawn to it.  Continue reading