Feathers All Around

Feathers All Around

IT HAS BEEN a long time since I have experienced such a surround of feathers. Unexpected though they always are, it is a phenomenon that began for me in 2011, in the last months of my mother’s life. Walking that difficult road with someone you love is hard,...

With His Feathers

A little bit of scripture would be nice here on the back, I thought, putting the final touches on the program for a service to celebrate her remarkable life, this woman who was rather—shall I say it—choosy. And so I googled On Eagles’ Wings, a hymn she had...

miracles

He is not one to ask. And now that I think of it, he didn’t. But the request was there in his voice, clear as a cold night sky. There is this, and this, and this, he said through the phone, my little brother miles away, the one there every day, the one of...

Feathers, friends, and sweet little nudges

An email I will long remember greeted me early this morning, coming into focus just as my sleepy eyes adjusted to the dawn. It was from my friend Pam, a kindred spirit who finds it as phenomenal as I do that feathers appear so pointedly in my life just when I need a...

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