Caroline McGraw is a would-be childhood paleontologist turned writer, digging for treasure in people and uncovering sacred stories in ordinary days. She writes about choosing love, losing fear and finding home at A Wish Come Clear. Visit and receive free copies of Caroline's digital books, "Your Creed of Care: How to Dig for Treasure in People (Without Getting Buried Alive)" and "Love's Subversive Stance: Ground Yourself and Grow in Relationship."

"Falling": An Interview with Playwright Deanna Jent

Call to mind the greatest struggle of your life. Now, imagine using the material from that difficult time to create a play. “Falling” is just such an endeavor. 

Sweet Home Alabama

I woke up today thinking about the many small choices that add up to the larger whole that is my “Leaving Normal” life.

Beyond Words

“Is it time yet?” the filmmaker asked. “Not quite,” I replied. “He should be home in about a half an hour.” 

The French Lesson

Today is a gray day in Alabama, a day with the kind of dispiriting sky that makes me want to curl up and watch reality TV all day. 

What Dreams May Come

The night before last, I had a dream that I was driving an unfamiliar silver car, and that Willie was  my passenger. 

Effects of Leaving Normal

The title of the Washington Post article grabbed my attention immediately: “Autism Can Have Large Effects, Good and Bad, on a Disabled Child's Siblings” ...