Tag Archives: Comfort

Little gifts

Yesterday morning Ada woke up and with delight in her eyes, wished us a happy Easter. Then she paused. I’m going to wish Happy Easter to our angel. Do you want to wish Happy Easter to our angel? Steve and … Continue reading

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For now

Today is day four out of five days of “single parenting”. Whenever I am on my own, I am awed by the amount of work it takes to actually be a single parent. While in some ways, I am coming … Continue reading

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2011’s words to remember

These words are my daily – sometimes hourly – reminder of how I want to show up in the world. Right now. It’s not my best writing, but when I read them, I feel these words in my core. I … Continue reading

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Reassurance

I often talk to Benjamin. Out loud. When I think no one is watching. I talk to him from a place of abundance and joy with my neck craned back, my eyes dazzled by the millions of stars floating over … Continue reading

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Community

Reverb10. Day 7. Community. Where have you discovered community, online or otherwise, in 2010? What community would you like to join, create or more deeply connect with in 2011? (from Cali Harris) Yesterday, in my Facebook inbox, was a message … Continue reading

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Catching up

When you know you can’t be pregnant, you don’t want to be pregnant, you are still recovering from being pregnant and your heart is broken, having extreme exhaustion manifest as pregnancy symptoms is a cruel turn of events. ***** Reverb10. … 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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Breathing deeply

We spent time today with friends whose son died two years ago October at 28 weeks. I don’t think we had seen them since. I sent flowers and then didn’t know what to say, even though I thought of them … Continue reading

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32 weeks and 1 day

As I debated whether or not to turn on the light in the bathroom in the middle of the night, it  hit me with absolute certainty that I can never be pregnant again. To spend 9 months, or 6 weeks, … Continue reading

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Two Months

I was gifted yesterday with so many things – intense fear and the ability to remember to open my heart to love in the midst of it, overwhelming grief and the knowledge that this is exactly the path I need … Continue reading

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