Tag Archives: Children

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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The sounds of letting go.

March 6, 2012

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“Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions.” ~ Albert Einstein “Maaammma” Q says as his feet pad across the hardwood floor looking for me. E gives a high pitched squeal delighted by whatever is in front of her. I can imagine the electric smile charged with sunshine as it flashes across her face.  […]

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When one door closes a new door to happiness opens.

February 27, 2012

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“When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.” ~ Helen Keller There is a wet film pooling in my eyes, I am not crying, and the tears will not form to flow […]

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Love is…Everyday.

February 13, 2012

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“I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.” ~ Mother Theresa For weeks I have wanted to participate in Northwest Mommy’s Monday Listicles, but for whatever reason the timing was never quite right, and then this week, the topic was “LOVE” and […]

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An Everyday Miracle for The Holidays…

December 19, 2011

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“Now you just believe, that’s all you have to do – Just believe.” An Ohio Farmer What do you know about miracles? Have you had one happen in your life? Do you believe in them? By definition a miracle is a noun: mir·a·cle/ˈmirikəl/ Noun: A surprising and welcome event that is not explicable by natural […]

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There is no such thing as Superwoman…

December 8, 2011

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“Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.” ~ Oprah Winfrey Earlier this week, we took a trip back in time to “Before I was a Mother, I was a Daughter.”   We talked about foundations, and how those moments of childhood and the struggles that followed, were […]

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A request at the intersection of hope and uncertainty.

November 30, 2011

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“Each instant is place we’ve never been.” ~ Mark Strand As the wind rages outside, it mirrors how I have felt all day or really if I am honest, the past few days.  A tornado of leaves swirling around in my head and chest.  I think technically, they call it anxiety, I might qualify it […]

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A vision of gratitude, how do you see it?

November 25, 2011

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“Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” ~ Unknown This will probably not come as a shock to all of you, but I have always loved Thanksgiving. Perhaps, because I really do love this time of year. It’s the first day when I can start to […]

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We all belong to someone, who do you belong to?

November 16, 2011

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“One of the hardest things in life is having words in your heart that you can’t utter.” ~ James Earl Jones It has been a wonderful, scary and emotional break through week here on ‘myenwfavoriteday. (and it’s only Wednesday night!)’ On Monday, as I watched the Jerry Sandusky interview with Bob Costas, words flowed onto […]

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A sign for the door to your heart…knock, knock.

November 13, 2011

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“We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.” ~ Frederick Keonig Not a long wordy post today (pause for shock and awe), as I am a bit tired, as a matter of fact, I was just […]

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