A Story Catalyst blog about the search for love, faith and greater truths in a time of flux. Also, a place where I work out some of the themes of my memoir, Straight to Heaven, and creative nonfiction pieces such as “Resurrection,” which was published in Fourth Genre in 2015.

‘Nun on the Bus’ uses activism, listening to share her message

Life in New Mexico magazine, July 25, 2015

Are we losing our religion? 

Redefining religion: The growth of ‘nones’ — unaffiliated with any group — sparks debate, reflection

Life in New Mexico magazine, Sept. 25, 2015

Love Heals: The Grief Project

          Time doesn't heal. Love heals. When you lose someone, the people around you often don't know what to say. "Time heals," they'll say, well-intentioned. But grief is a stone in your heart. Many people live with grief as the reference...

Stay Alive: The Foreword to “Yoga and Grief”

Stay Alive: The Foreword to “Yoga and Grief”

She was irreplaceable. And we would have to let her go.
Yoga proved essential for me in the long journey of losing my mother, for its power to ground me in my body, clear my crowded mind, and soothe my soul. Yoga made me brave and strong when I needed to be brave for my mother, when I needed to assure her she could face her death, and I could face losing her.
An excerpt from my foreword for “Yoga and Grief” by Gloria Drayer and Kathleen Doherty, forthcoming in summer 2014 from Balboa Press.

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