Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current; no sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept by and another takes its place, and this too will be swept away. ~ Marcus Aurelius … Continue reading My evolution of Valentine’s Day
“There is always one unexpected moment in life when a door opens up to let the future in.” ~ Graham Green In many ways this happens to me every single day. Some days it is a welcome breeze blowing through … Continue reading The path to possibility is paved with small steps (E’s walking debut).
The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present – and I don’t want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future. – Audrey Hepburn I cannot be a hypocrite. I cannot say I am always perfect at … Continue reading How to be Thankful…stop, look, listen.
The value of identity of course is that so often with it comes purpose. ~Richard Grant This particular post is one I have been wanting to write for ages, but perhaps acknowledging my own insecurities and inadequacies here in writing … Continue reading My Minivan Mid-Life Identity Crisis…
“When the most important things in our life happen we quite often do not know , at the moment, what is going on.” C.S. Lewis Four years ago this morning truer words could not have been spoken. I had really … Continue reading The Wondertwins turn 4!
“The mind determines what’s possible, the soul surpasses it.” ~ Pilar Coolinta Today is a big day. Today one year ago my soul was put to work beyond any measure I could have imagined. Until then, my mind had been … Continue reading The soul surpasses what the mind thinks is possible.
“Sometimes the dreams that come true are the dreams you never even knew you had.” ― Alice Sebold 5 weeks. It’s been 5 weeks since I sat, enormously pregnant, on my oversized brown leather chair in our family room and typed … Continue reading An unknown dream comes true…Baby M.
“Where hope grows, miracles blossom.”~ Elna Rae – As I sit here now nearly 39 weeks pregnant, yes, nearly 39 weeks…I am finally breathing again. Figuratively and sometimes literally, I held my breath for 38 weeks. And then last Wednesday, I hit … Continue reading Do overs, hope and a new path.
“It is not our toughness that keeps us warm at night, but our tenderness which makes others want to keep us warm.” ~ Harold Lyon I have never really been good at asking directly for help. In many ways it … Continue reading A spectrum of vulnerability.
“Love is not blind. Love sees what is most true.” ~ Vanna Bonta As I sit here 26 weeks pregnant today and approach each day with caution, I can feel my love for our new baby girl grow exponentially. I wait anxiously for the … Continue reading Love sees what is most true.