Barbara Lane



Memes and Yellow Leaves

By Barbara Lane

I first encountered Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken” in elementary school, when I memorized and performed it for the school assembly. The way my teachers explained it to me back then, I Read More ›

Gonna take a while . . .

By Barbara Lane

“Before I can tell my life what I want to do with it, I must listen to my life telling me who I am.” —Parker Palmer

I recently spent some time sorting through boxes in my parent’s garage in preparation for an epic yard sale Read More ›

Every Life’s Telling

By Barbara Lane

“Without the truths that are lodged in every life’s telling, the old narratives thin, become brittle, and shatter, and we are left in chaos, no trail to follow home.” —Kim Barnes Read More ›

Ink Between the Lines

By Barbara Lane

Not a day goes by that I don’t look down and see it. Every day, at least one person asks about the symbol tattooed on my arm.

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Wordlessly

By Barbara Lane

“There’s nothing worthless about being wordless, it will only save your mouth from talking gibberish.” —Michael Bassey Johnson

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Lend Me Your Eyes

By Barbara Lane

“My own eyes are not enough for me; I will see through those of others.”—C.S. Lewis

“Lend me your eyes, I can change what you see . . .”—Mumford & Sons Read More ›