Those Who Hunger

A couple of weeks ago, I went to pick something up from my friend Jen’s house, thinking I’d be in and out of there and on my merry way – and ended up in an engrossing conversation on her couch for almost 2 hours. About eating....

God’s Girl

I took a fall today after my sister’s wedding. Tripped over – more like slammed into – a large metal bike rack and fell flat on my stomach. Scrapes and bruises and sidewalk burns all over my shins, knees and hands. Yep, it...

EMPTY ME

My friend Jennifer sent me this beautiful poem by Sir Thomas Browne. It spoke to me deeply: If thou coulds’t empty all thyself of self, Like to a shell dishabited, Then might He find thee on the ocean shelf And say, “This is not...

Meaning of Sacred Stations

If you haven’t noticed already, there are heavy nautical and cartographical references within the context of Sacred Stations. There’s a method to my madness. It’s kind of my way of piecing parts of this whole “Earth Plan”...

Missing Shawna

On April 29th, 2005 five years ago today the South Salt Lake Police Department called to inform our family that my sister Shawna’s body had been found in a hotel room – due to an intentional drug overdose. As a family, we sobbed...

Stand

The word Station comes from the Latin word that means “to stand.” Therefore, my basic, overall meaning of Sacred Stations is to stand in holy places. Who shall ascend into the hill of the Lord? or who shall stand in his holy place?...