Setting an Artist Free

“I saw the angel in the marble, and carved until I set him free.”  ~Michelangelo I can imagine this artist contemplating a pillar of raw marble, peacefully finding the vision that would drive him to carve until it was as he said “free”. This is the word that makes me stop when I read this … Continue reading Setting an Artist Free

Haiti Adoption Update

If anything were to cause me, a mature woman to do cartwheels in the street it is the news that on Tuesday, January 19 the boys from the orphanage in Haiti were delivered to their parents, Stephanie and Pedro Garcia in Miami. They, by the grace and goodness of God, received their visas to finally … Continue reading Haiti Adoption Update


I’ve had ten houses in almost twenty years of marriage. When I meet people they ask me where are you from? I always hesitate because I was born in Lansing, Michigan, but where I’m from is a more complicated question to answer. My experiences in Michigan were only the very beginning of who I’ve become as … Continue reading Home