Friends without labels: A new neighborhood brings an unexpected friendship

April 2012

I'd never seen a gun.

That is, until I saw him.

Free for life: Changing the world one life at a time

A couple months ago, I rolled down I-65 towards Franklin, returning phone calls, singing painfully off key to ’80s music — which is apparently considered oldies now — and guzzling my hot coffee while staring beyond the road ahead of me.

The Creative Spirit

January 2012

“Our creative dreams and yearnings come from a divine source. As we move toward our dreams, we move toward our divinity.” —Julia Cameron, The Artist’s Way

The Art of Giving

“It’s the thought that counts,” our mothers tell us when we are young. Maybe a grandmother has given us an atlas of the United States, or Uncle Edmund has shortchanged us by coughing up one dollar instead of five, when what we wanted was a Mrs. Beasley doll and a pair of ballet slippers.

Unwritten: Your Story Is Not Over Yet

On May 31st of this year I walked into a grocery store to pick up a prescription and ended up with a baby.

Yes, really, I did.

Unwrapping the Gift of Forgiveness

I recently babysat my 4-year-old niece and discovered that her technological capabilities already surpass mine.

The Big 5-0

August 2011

This month I turn 50. As in, half a century. As in, at least half of my life is gone. It sounds depressing, and in some ways I guess it is. But for the most part, it feels like a gift.

Half Moon: Facing the Eternal Struggle for Balance

July 2011

While I am in half moon pose, my yoga instructor says, “Notice how even the slightest movement, even breath, affects the balance.”

Dream On

June 2011

Laura Hileman is a dreamer, and she wants you to be one, too. Hileman, who has been leading dream groups for more than 10 years, believes that “dreams become a portal to prayer and to deeper relationship with the Holy.”

Just Right: The Search for a Spiritual Community

May 2011

I am a wanderer. Not the kind who has walls full of artifacts from foreign countries or hours of enchanting stories about trips to exotic locales. Instead, I possess an impressive and varied collection of church bulletins.

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A New Beginning
Childbirth is one of the most magical of life's experiences. And that's what Nashville's Lily Gillmor was hoping for, but what it turned into instead was an excruciatingly painful, life-altering ordeal. Gillmor had what she describes as a "regular" vaginal childbirth, but she experienced some tissue damage when her son was born.

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