holiday

A Delicious Mistake

Can you smell that? It’s the smell of a delicious mistake. This time of year reminds me of baking cookies with my mom.  The entire house filled with those sweet smells of almond, vanilla, butter, sugar, cinnamon and  ginger floating through the air every time she opened the oven door. For weeks before Christmas our house would be filled with these...

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A story of light and purpose.

Strands of white Christmas lights sit in tangled bunches on the floor in the living room. Each one a separate glowing mess. “Well, at least they all work!” I know eventually they had to get untangled and connect to one another to light the tree and garland all around the house. And I knew I had to facilitate the untangling. And even...

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