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…
“The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.” ~ Norman Victor Peale As I watch the lone police man walking through the deserted streets under the too bright halogen lights, I feel … Continue reading Lost and Found on Hallowed Ground.
This post is a combination of emotions today. I am humbled to put myself in front of you. I am advocating for a cause I believe in so strongly because I have lived it and I am sharing a piece … Continue reading Humility, Advocacy and “The Greatest Love.”
“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 … Continue reading Love is…Everyday.
“1) She doesn’t get eaten by the eel at this time. 2) WHAT!? 1) I’m explaining to you because you look nervous. 1)I’m not nervous. Well, maybe I was a bit…concerned but that’s not the same thing.” ~The Princess Bride … Continue reading Out on a Limb, An Intersection in Life.
Seeing this quote got me thinking about a conversation that I recently had with my friend A regarding her recent business trip to New York. Her walk through SOHO along the cobblestone streets with the chill in the air. Her … Continue reading The 12 month “me-moon” Challenge.
“Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.” ~Calvin Coolidge It’s here, it’s here! Tomorrow I will … Continue reading Merry, Merry from the Wondertwins.
‘Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.’ ~ Robert Browning If you haven’t seen this video, it goes right to my heart for obvious reasons. We sat for hours doing Kangaroo Care with Q and E when they were born … Continue reading A Mother’s Love Above all else: “Mom’s hug revives baby that was pronounced dead.”
“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 … Continue reading There is no such thing as Superwoman…
“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 … Continue reading A request at the intersection of hope and uncertainty.