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The path to possibility is paved with small steps (E’s walking debut).

January 22, 2014

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“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 to clear out the cobwebs, and some days it is more like a typhoon compressed […]

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How to be Thankful…stop, look, listen.

November 26, 2013

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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 being present.  I can say I try very hard to remember to be here, right […]

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The Wondertwins turn 4!

October 18, 2013

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“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 no idea what was going on other than my babies had just arrived and it […]

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The soul surpasses what the mind thinks is possible.

October 1, 2013

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“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 doing most of the deciding what’s possible. What E, could handle, what could happen, how […]

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An unknown dream comes true…Baby M.

August 27, 2013

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“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 my last post on Sunday night July 20th. It was 5 weeks ago that night […]

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Do overs, hope and a new path.

July 22, 2013

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“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 38 weeks. Until that day, each day leading up to this point has been a […]

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A spectrum of vulnerability.

May 31, 2013

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“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 always felt like I was somehow in turn admitting I was weak.  Even now, I […]

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Love sees what is most true.

April 25, 2013

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“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 smallest movements, rolls, kicks and pokes. I count each day and each week backwards from […]

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One More Mini to Love….it’s a new “newfavoriteday.”

March 6, 2013

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“A new baby is the beginning of all things-wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities.” ~ Eda J. Le Shan Yes, you are reading this right.  The Pruitt clan is expanding.  It’s been quiet around this blog, mostly as this quote isn’t entirely representative of where my mental state started when I found out I was […]

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Love…Infinity X Infinity.

February 11, 2013

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“A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.” — Agatha Christie If you are a “Revenge” fan like me, then you will have been excited about the return of a […]

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