Laura Cerbus

reflections at the intersection of theology, culture, and the quotidian


March 2019

A Goodness We Can’t Keep to Ourselves

The word good is a staple of my vocabulary. I use it frequently, describing my mood, the work others have done, the experiences I have. It comes naturally as a quick and easy response or a casual compliment. As a… Continue Reading →


I’ve been reading a few art / work process books in the past year, and they all advocate setting aside protected hours, in a designated office or studio space, so you can focus intently on the work before you, where… Continue Reading →

A More Complicated Story

A few months ago, while we were back in the States for the holidays, a dear friend asked me how I thought I had changed since moving to Australia. We have been gone almost two years, time enough for change… Continue Reading →

Joining the Lord’s Work

I’ve been spinning my wheels for a couple of months now. A year ago, I would have told you that I was pretty good at parenting, that while far from perfect, I had good theology and good practice and that,… Continue Reading →

or we die.

My latest book: Madeleine L’Engle’s Circle of Quiet, book 1 of the Crosswick Journals. When we are self-conscious, we cannot be wholly aware; we must throw ourselves out first. This throwing ourselves away is the act of creativity. So, when we wholly concentrate,… Continue Reading →

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