Sea Dragons and Dirt

I’ve discovered my daughter prefers dirt to sea dragons. With my boys away visiting family, I thought my toddler daughter B and I should spend some quality girl time together. She nearly topples over with excitement when she spots fish tanks at Petco, so the aquarium seemed a perfect destination. For several mornings in advance of…

Article Index

  The following list includes my articles — editorial, not scientific — published elsewhere. Articles appear in reverse chronological order. I’ll update this index periodically. Christianity Today A Critical Care Surgeon Meets the Great Physician, March 2017 When Prolonging Life Means Prolonging Suffering, Sept 2016 desiringGod.org Out of the Depths I Cry to You, August…

A Master Teacher

When a ragged edge of the Atlantic careened over the prow and swallowed my knees, my first thought was, Is it ok that the side of the boat is parallel to the water? “Jibe! JIBE!” Ferg shouted.  He shoved Scottie from the helm and seized the tiller. There was a curse word, the sea retreated…

Why Write?

I hope to capture the blessings of everyday. To touch them, breathe them in, marvel before they tumble away in a brittle tangle, careening headlong into the past.