Bia Lowe

Bia Lowe is the author of two collections of essays, Wild Ride: Earthquakes, Sneezes, and Other Thrills, and Splendored Thing: Love, Roses, and Other Thorny Treasures, in which this essay appeared. Visit Bia's web page.

Recent Posts by Bia


A prayer before meals—those we eat, and those we are.

The Descent of Man

The true story of the extinction of the angels.


Chew on this. How do we keep our faith when the sun, like love, abandons us?


Art that redeems the world appears at first ugly. But look. Look again.


Seeing Things

Love incites our imaginations, the sky demands our projections, and yet we’re still blind. Can desire alone make us see?