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Vignettes

Learning to Look

The Vignette is a short sketch of a spiritual experience that has an often surprising, always lasting, impact.   My husband, Dan Shirley, and I were fortunate to travel to Scotland on the Christ...

No Words

The Vignette is a short sketch of a spiritual experience with an often surprising, always lasting, impact.   I was embarrassed, feeling like an incompetent fool, and simply disheartened. Damon Lynch...

A Son

The Vignette is a short sketch of a spiritual experience that has an often surprising, always lasting, impact.   When I was a little girl, I played with dolls and dreamed of the day when I would...

The Ash Tree

The Spiritual Vignette is a short sketch of an encounter with God, often in a surprising, always lasting, way. Next to my childhood home there stood a thirty-foot ash tree that had been there since we moved...

The Dog

The Spiritual Vignette is a short sketch of an encounter with God, often in a surprising, always lasting, way.   I loved taking my piano lessons when I was a girl. What I did not love was the walk...