Monthly Archives: November 2010

Raw

I wonder how many of us walk through the world appearing to function normally, but if the right button is pushed, the right music is played, the right question is asked, the wound we wear beneath our clothes begins to … Continue reading

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Much

I have much to say, much on my mind, much that is crying to get out, popping up in my meditation, beating in time to my heart. But we are getting up at 4am to head for Canada, to spend … Continue reading

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According to plan

If things had gone according to plan, I would be the mother of a three month old child. Maybe a little sister for my sweet girl who so desperately wants a sibling to hold. If things had gone according to … Continue reading

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Space

Over the last two days we have been saying goodbye to one space and hello to another. I love the light in our new home, the airy feel of it, the color of the walls and floor, even though they … Continue reading

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Storm

Like yesterday’s storm, grief rolled in this afternoon, surprising me with its sudden fierceness. Just as quickly, it was gone, the skies cleared, the sun shone. The wind has picked up now and the moon is full. I am being … Continue reading

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Prayer of Meditation

Blessed be the longing that brought you here and that quickens your soul with wonder. May you succumb to the danger of growth. May you receive great encouragement when new frontiers beckon. May you respond to the call of your … Continue reading

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Of legacies and links

I’ve been thinking about legacy lately. I read what Chris Guillebeau wrote last month and it’s been hanging out in the fog, rearing its head on occasion and adding to my questions about who I am and what I want … Continue reading

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Holding on

Today we dropped off baby and maternity items for the big consignment sale. The hardest thing to part with was my Moby wrap. I’m not sure why. Perhaps because I used it carry Ada close to my heart for the … Continue reading

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Sky lanterns

The sky lanterns I ordered came today. I wanted something to do on Ben’s due date. Something beautiful to send out into the world to help commemorate and celebrate his life. The lovely, talented and heartbroken Vera Kate posted this … Continue reading

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Permission

I was paging through Vision Magazine this morning, half-watching Ada play on the computer, reading article after article on gratitude, when a story told by Marla Brucker made me pause. (pertinent bits below) I had a grandmother who lived past … Continue reading

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